Over Night Baked Berry and Pecan French Toast

With Valentines Day just around the corner, I thought I would share a recipe that would brighten your sweethearts morning!

I used this recipe for Father’s Day last year and it was a hit with both Mike and Frankie! It’s so easy to do.

over night french

Ingredients

  • 6 thick slices of bread of your choice
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp each of ground nutmeg and cinnamon
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans
  • 1/4 of butter (melted)
  • 4 cups of mixed berries ( if frozen thaw and drain before use.)

1. Butter a 13x 9 inch glass baking dish. Arrange the bread in a single layer in the dish.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, the 1/2 cup of sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon until blended; whisk in milk and vanilla.
Pour evenly over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

overnight baked berry french toast
4. In a small bowl, combine remaining 1/4 cup of sugar, pecans, and melted butter. Spread berries evenly over bread mixture then sprinkle with pecan mixture.
5. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until bread is puffed in the centre and the fruit is bubbling.

The perfect breakfast help that special someone feel the love on Valentines Day!

Enjoy!

xo,Fran

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