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Bananas Foster French Toast #BrunchWeek

Fabulous and simple recipe to make Bananas Foster French Toast at home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
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:

  • Preheat your oven to 200 degrees F.
  • Take a cookie sheet and lay parchment on it, then place a wire rack over that. Set aside.
  • In a medium sized bowl combine eggs, milk, roasted saigon cinnamon, brown sugar, and salt. Whisk until smooth.
  • Pour half the mixture into a shallow pan.
  • 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.
  • 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:

  • 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.
  • Add the orange juice, brown sugar, water, extract and walnuts.
  • 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:

  • Take the cookie sheet with french toast out of the oven.
  • Place slices on plates.
  • Top with bananas foster mixture.
  • Serve with a big old sweet smile!

Notes

Recipe adapted from Williams Sonoma

Nutrition

Serving: 1g