Cut bread into 2-inch slices. Preheat oven to 350°F.
Combine eggs and next 6 ingredients in a 13x9-inch baking dish. Soak bread in egg mixture.
Melt ½ tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet or griddle. Drain two bread slices, and cook in hot butter until golden on each side, about 2 minutes. Place in a second 13x9-inch baking dish. Repeat with remaining butter and soaked bread.
Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Serve with toasted coconut flakes (if desired) and butter pecan syrup.
Makes 8 servings (this will depend on how large your loaf of bread is)
Find this and other delicious recipes at Life Currents https://lifecurrentsblog.com