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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!

Banana Foster French Toast

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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 without having to make a mess in your kitchen. Perfect for a simple breakfast or make it for brunch, you are going to love this recipe.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
8 hrs
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • 8*8 pan for thick slices, 9*13 for thinner slices
  • Baking Sheet
  • Mixing Bowls, spoon and cups

Ingredients
  

Caramel topping:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3 medium ripe bananas thinly sliced

FRENCH TOAST

  • 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
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp Pinch of salt

Garnish:

  • Powdered sugar or whipped cream And a drizzle of caramel

Instructions
 

  • 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.

To serve:

  • Carefully flip the casserole over into a serving dish so that the caramel and banana are on the top.
  • Slice and enjoy!
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