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Brown Sugar Pecan Overnight French Toast Casserole Recipe

Overnight Baked French Toast with a brown sugar and pecan crumble topping.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brown sugar pecan overnight french toast casserole, easy french toast, overnight french toast, pecans
Servings: 12
Calories: 305kcal


  • 9x13-inch Baking Pan
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Small Mixing Bowl


  • 12 slices Texas Toast bread
  • 10 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Brown Sugar Topping:

  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 6 Tablespoons butter softened
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ cup pecans chopped


  • Cut bread into 1-inch cubes and place in a 9x13-inch baking pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, sugar and cinnamon.
  • Pour over bread in prepared pan; set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, salt, butter and cinnamon using a fork or pastry cutter until crumbs begin to form.
  • Sprinkle mixture on top of the bread then top with chopped pecans.
  • Cover and store in fridge overnight.
  • The next morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 40-45 minutes, or until the center is set and bread is golden brown.
  • Cut into pieces and serve with maple syrup.


This would be delicious with:
  • Blueberry Syrup
  • Raspberry Syrup
  • Strawberry Syrup
  • Buttermilk Syrup
  • Really any other syrup you have on hand. The flavor combination with this french toast and fruit, is absolutely delicious.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 365mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 444IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 2mg