Transform a couple of pieces of leftover bread or rolls into this quick and easy Pumpkin Pecan French Toast for One...
Before we jump head first into the land of all things peppermint, gingerbread, and eggnog flavored, I have one last pumpkin recipe to share with you all for the fall season. (I swear, this is the last one!) And this one is perfect if you happen to have a couple of leftover rolls or some bread from that Thanksgiving dinner. ;) It is a super quick and easy to make Pumpkin Pecan French Toast for One!
Maybe you had a lot of guests over for that big dinner. Maybe you need a little quiet time to yourself after the hustle & bustle of those Black Friday sales. Maybe you need to get up just a bit earlier than everyone else this holiday weekend to carve out a little time for yourself because that is the only me time that you are going to get until Monday. But regardless of why you are looking to get a little alone time one morning this weekend, this french toast in a mug should definitely join you. In less than 8 minutes, you can be enjoying this moist pumpkin french toast with crunchy pecans. Drizzle a little maple syrup over top, and it's heaven, my friends...
Pumpkin Pecan French Toast for One
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 1/2 minutes
Ingredients (Serves 1)
- 1 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp chopped pecans
- 1 1/2-2 cups of leftover rolls or bread, cut into cubes
In a large microwave-safe mug (at least 16 oz), melt the butter in the microwave, approx 30-45 seconds.Tilt the mug around in a circle to coat all sides of the mug with the butter.
Add the milk, egg, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, & vanilla extract to the butter in the mug, and mix well. Add in the chopped pecans. Then press the bread cubes down into the mixture and stir to coat all pieces.
Microwave on high until set and cooked through, about 2 minutes.
Top with additional pecans and maple syrup, if desired.
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