Bananas Foster French Toast #BrunchWeek
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Fabulous and simple recipe to make Bananas Foster French Toast at home.
Servings: 6 slices of french toast
Ingredients
For the Toast Portion:
  • 6 slices of baguette
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Roasted Saigon Cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar vanilla brown sugar if you have it
  • Dash salt vanilla salt if you have it
  • 3 tablespoons butter
For the Banana Portion:
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 banana cut into slices
  • 5 tablespoons brown sugar vanilla brown sugar if you have it
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
Instructions
For the Toast Portion:
  1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees F.
  2. Take a cookie sheet and lay parchment on it, then place a wire rack over that. Set aside.
  3. In a medium sized bowl combine eggs, milk, roasted saigon cinnamon, brown sugar, and salt. Whisk until smooth.
  4. Pour half the mixture into a shallow pan.
  5. Take your bread and soak it for a minute or two in the mixture, then turn over and soak the other side. Place the bread into a spare casserole dish over rimmed sheet. Repeat until you soak all 6 pieces. Then pour the remaining half the mixture over top. Let it soak in.
  6. In a pan over medium heat melt 1 tablespoon of butter, then add 2 slices of bread. Cook on each side till lightly browned.It should take about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Place the slices on the rack on the cookie sheet. Repeat until all 6 slices of bread are cooked. Then slide the cookie sheet with the toasts inside the oven to keep them warm until the bananas are cooked.
For the Bananas:
  1. In a medium to large skillet over medium high heat, melt the butter. Add the bananas and cook them until they brown, which takes about 2 or 3 minutes.
  2. Add the orange juice, brown sugar, water, extract and walnuts.
  3. Cook on medium high for about a minute then reduce to a simmer and allow the sauce to thicken. This should take about 2 to 3 minutes.
Putting it all together:
  1. Take the cookie sheet with french toast out of the oven.
  2. Place slices on plates.
  3. Top with bananas foster mixture.
  4. Serve with a big old sweet smile!
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Williams Sonoma

Nutrition Facts
Bananas Foster French Toast #BrunchWeek
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.