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Orange Pecan Overnight French Toast Casserole

LauraLaura Pittman

This recipe is from Cooking Light. I made this for our first Christmas morning as Mr. & Mrs.


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Makes 8 servings

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servings:
Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 Tbs. light-colored corn syrup
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp. grated orange rind
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 Tbs. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 large eggs
  • 12 (1") slices French bread (about 1 pound)
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directions

  • 1

    Combine brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup; pour into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle chopped pecans evenly over sugar mixture.

  • 2

    Combine rind and next 7 ingredients (rind through eggs); stir with a whisk. Arrange bread slices over pecans in dish; pour egg mixture over bread. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or up to overnight.

  • 3

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • 4

    Carefully turn bread slices over to absorb excess egg mixture. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until lightly browned.


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