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Brioche Pecan Pie French Toast

Brioche Pecan Pie French Toast Recipe
October 22, 2020

The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

There’s no better way to start to a weekend or holiday than with a delicious plate of French toast! This Brioche Pecan Pie French Toast recipe will become a holiday morning staple in your home.

Brioche Pecan Pie French Toast with Ingredients

Brioche is the ideal base for French toast, so buttery brioche bread from Heinen’s bakery is key in this recipe. The golden bread, sweet pecan topping and powdered sugar makes this sweet breakfast a winner for the whole family.

Plan this recipe to kick off an upcoming holiday weekend – your family and guests will thank you!

Brioche Pecan Pie French Toast Recipe
Brioche Pecan Pie French Toast

Servings:
4

Ingredients

For the Pecan Topping

  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 cup pecans, roughly chopped

For the French Toast

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 8 slices St. Pierre Brioche Bread
  • Powdered sugar, for topping
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, for serving

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine maple syrup, brown sugar, butter and pecans. Stir well, bring to a simmer, then set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. In a large bowl, combine and whisk cinnamon, brown sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla.
  4. Dip each piece of bread in the egg mixture, then fry in the skillet until bread is golden brown on both sides.
  5. Serve French toast with the maple pecan topping. Top with powdered sugar and chopped pecans.

Brioche Pecan Pie French Toast with Pecan Syrup Drizzle

Interested in making this recipe? Order the ingredients online for Curbside Grocery Pickup or Delivery.

By Christina Musgrave
Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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