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Upside Down. Orange French Toast

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup melted butter
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 14 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 12 slices French bread, sliced 3/4 inch thick
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange liqueur (optional)
  • 12 teaspoon butter flavoring


  1. Place melted butter in a 9 by 13 inch baking dish. Combine the sugar, pecans, orange peel, and cinnamon;sprinkle over the butter. Arrange bread in the baking dish. Dot with cream cheese. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, orange juice, orange liqueur, and butter flavoring. Pour over the bread. cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake uncovered at. 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. To serve, invert slices onto plate.

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