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Orange and Pecan French Toast

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 6 - 8
  • Course: Breakfast

A traditional French toast with a splash of citrus and sweet pecan crunch.

Reynolds Kitchens® Tips

Reynolds Kitchens tip

Cover bread with Reynolds Wrap®Aluminum Foil to keep it from drying out.


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 18 to 20 pieces of French bread, sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil


Step 1

Whisk together eggs, orange juice, milk, 3 tablespoons pecans, brown sugar, orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Step 2

Pour half of the mixture into a 13x9x2-inch dish. Place the bread in a single layer on top of the egg batter. Pour the remaining batter over the top of the bread. Cover with Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil and refrigerate for 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 3

Fry bread in a skillet over medium-high heat until golden on each side.

Step 4

Serve with remaining pecans and maple syrup.

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