italian bread cut in 1" slices
butter, melted, divided
orange peel, grated
Using a whisk, beat eggs, orange juice, milk, sugar, nutmeg and vanilla.
Place bread with edges touching, in a layer, in a large baking dish.
Pour milk mixture over bread, cover and refrigerate overnight.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Pour melted butter on a jelly roll pan, or large cookie sheet with sides.
Arrange soaked slices in a single layer on pan.
Sprinkle with orange peel and pecans.
Check slices during last 10 minutes.