Bananas Foster French Toast

French toast gets a tasty twist with the addition of bananas, rum extract and pecans. The use of cinnamon bread is ideal!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 9 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

8
slices cinnamon bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 8 cups)
8
eggs
1
cup milk
2 1/2
cups real maple syrup
1
teaspoon rum extract
6
ripe bananas, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Spray bottom of 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange bread cubes in baking dish. In large bowl, beat eggs, milk and 1/2 cup of the maple syrup with wire whisk. Pour over bread in baking dish. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover; bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown along edges. Let stand 7 to 10 minutes before serving.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 2 cups maple syrup uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until warm. Stir in rum extract.
  • 4 Sprinkle banana slices and pecans evenly over bread; drizzle with warmed syrup mixture. Serve immediately.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    620
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    215mg
    215%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    105g
    105%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    75g
    75%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    7
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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