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Bananas Foster French Toast

Bananas Foster is one of those treats you get when you dine out. I combined the flavors to make a yummy dish that’s like bread pudding. —Angela Hacker, Hendersonville, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 4 medium firm bananas, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons rum extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 15 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • Sweetened whipped cream


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Arrange bananas in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; remove from heat. Stir in brown sugar and extract; spoon evenly over bananas.
  • In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs, milk, cinnamon and vanilla until blended. Dip both sides of bread in egg mixture. Arrange over bananas. Pour remaining egg mixture over top.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve with whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 375 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.

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  • kelly9
    Feb 15, 2021

    Oh my goodness! SO GOOD! I will cook it a little longer next time to help firm it up a bit. But, the flavor is such a treat!

  • nicholas
    Jan 30, 2018

    i loved it!