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Georgia Pecan Crusted French Toast

Pecans

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10
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30
cook
8
serves

INGREDIENTS

3 tbsp. butter
3 large eggs, warmed to room temperature
1 cup warm milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
8 slices challah bread or other dense bread, sliced about 3/4" thick
3/4 cup finely chopped Georgia pecan halves
maple syrup

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    In a large skillet, melt 1 tbsp. butter over moderate heat. Beat eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt until well blended. Sprinkle a heaping tablespoon of pecans onto a small plate. Dip one slice of bread in egg mixture to coat both sides, then press one side into pecans on plate. Repeat with another slice of bread.
  2. 2
    Cook slices, pecan side down, about 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn and brown other side. Transfer to platter, cover and keep warm in a low oven; repeat dipping and cooking remaining slices, adding more butter as necessary to the skillet. Serve with maple syrup.

notes

Georgia Pecan Commission Nutrition information per slice with 1 tablespoon maple syrup: Calories: 262; Protein: 6g; Carbohydrate: 31g; Fiber: 1g; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 89mg; Sodium: 279mg.

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