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Pecan Praline French Toast Pudding

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12
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We combined French toast, bread pudding and the flavour of sweet pecan pralines for one indulgent breakfast casserole. Even better, this French toast pudding starts with a genius shortcut: Pillsbury™ cinnamon rolls.
Created Apr 6, 2018
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  • 2 cans (8 count each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. Bake cinnamon rolls as directed for faster bake method, refrigerating icing containers for later use. Remove rolls from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, at least 30 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F.
  • 2
    Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix brown sugar, pecans, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat eggs, whipping cream and vanilla. Cut or tear each cinnamon roll into 6 pieces, and arrange evenly in baking dish. Pour egg mixture over torn cinnamon rolls; lightly press pieces down to absorb some of the liquid. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 5
    Sprinkle brown sugar mixture evenly over cinnamon rolls. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until puffed and deep golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 6
    In small microwavable bowl, add icing from both containers. Microwave uncovered on High 15 to 20 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over top of pudding.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Maple syrup makes an easy and delicious sauce for this brunch dish.
  • Tip 2
    This dish also makes a lovely dessert, served with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition Information

510 Calories, 30g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 52g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 12
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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