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Have you ever heard of Bananas Foster French Toast? If you’re looking for a new breakfast recipe, this is it! This dish has all the flavors of bananas foster dessert in a breakfast casserole. It is perfect for a simple breakfast or make it for brunch. You are going to love this recipe!
Grab your ingredients!
– 1 packed cup brown sugar – 1/2 cup heavy cream – 4 tablespoons butter – Pinch salt – 1 tablespoon vanilla extract – 2-3 medium ripe bananas, thinly sliced – 1/2 loaf French bread, cut into cubes – 4 oz. cream cheese, cubed – 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts – 4 eggs – 1/2 cup milk – 1/3 cup sugar – vanilla extract – rum extract – cinnamon – 1/8 tsp (Pinch) of salt – Powdered sugar or whipped cream And a drizzle of caramel
In a medium pan, melt butter, brown sugar, heavy cream and salt. Cook and stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Once sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and add vanilla. Butter and 8*8-inch baking pan Pour caramel sauce into prepared pan and make sure it is evenly distributed. Thinly slice the bananas and evenly place over the sauce.
Layer and evenly sprinkle half of the bread cubes over the bananas. Evenly distribute the cream cheese and chopped walnuts or pecans over the bread cubes. Cover the top with the remaining bread cubes. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and pinch of salt and whisk together until completely smooth and well combined. Pour the egg mixture over the bread.
Gently press the bread down so that all of the bread can absorb the egg mixture. Cover casserole in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 8 hours (overnight)
To bake: When ready to bake, remove pan from refrigerator and leave it out on the counter for 30 mins. Preheat the oven to 350. Cover with foil and bake for 30 mins Uncover and bake for an addition 15-20 mins until center is set. Let it cool in pan 5-10 minutes.
Carefully flip the casserole over into a serving dish so that the caramel and banana are on the top. Slice and enjoy!