Bananas Foster Baked French Toast Recipe
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Bananas Foster Baked French Toast Recipe

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Mmm…bananas Foster for breakfast! This yummy baked French toast serves up all the taste of the spectacular dessert in fine fashion. —L G Nasson, Quincy, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • 3 large bananas, sliced
  • 12 slices egg bread or challah (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without pecans) equals 658 calories, 31 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 218 mg cholesterol, 584 mg sodium, 84 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place butter in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave, covered, 30-45 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar, cream, cinnamon, allspice and, if desired, pecans. Add bananas; toss gently to coat.
  2. Transfer to an ungreased 13x9-in. baking dish. Arrange bread over top, trimming to fit as necessary.
  3. Place remaining ingredients in a blender; process just until blended. Pour over bread. Refrigerate, covered, 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 375°. Remove French toast from refrigerator while oven heats. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes. Invert to serve. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Bananas Foster Baked French Toast in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without pecans) equals 658 calories, 31 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 218 mg cholesterol, 584 mg sodium, 84 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 6, 2014

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Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

This is a very good recipe for a Sunday breakfast. Sure it may have a lot of calories but if you're watching your calories all week it's okay to splurge on a weekend.

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Reviewed May. 9, 2013

This was delicious. I added 1/4 cup of spiced rum and used walnuts instead of pecans. So very tasty.

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

Good grief! Fat Fat, sugar, fat. Was looking forward to trying this, nope. Can someone slim this recipe down for something suitable for post Christmas. yikes!

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