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Overnight Praline French Toast


for 6 servings

French Toast

  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 ½ cups
    half & half (590 mL)
  • 2 tablespoons
    brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons
    vanilla extract
  • 1 salt, pinch
  • 1 loaf bread, brioche or challah, sliced 1-inch (2 cm) thick

Praline Topping

  • 8 tablespoons
    butter, melted
  • 1 cup
    brown sugar (220 g)
  • 1 cup
    pecan, chopped (125 g)
  • 1 teaspoon
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 ground nutmeg, pinch
  • 1 salt, pinch
  • 1 maple syrup, to serve
    Calories 353
    Fat 34g
    Carbs 8g
    Fiber 2g
    Sugar 7g
    Protein 3g

Estimated values based on one serving size.



  1. In a large bowl, add the eggs, half & half, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and pinch of salt. Whisk to combine.
  2. Line bread in a greased 9x13-inch (23x33 cm) baking dish, overlapping slightly.
  3. Pour the egg mixture over the bread.
  4. Cover the baking dish in foil and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C).
  6. In a bowl, add the butter, brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Stir to combine.
  7. Remove the baking dish from the refrigerator and remove the foil. Top the French toast with the praline, and place foil back on
  8. Bake for 40 minutes. Remove foil, and bake for an additional 20 minutes, or until puffed and slightly golden.
  9. Serve with maple syrup.
  10. Enjoy!




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