Bananas Foster French Toast

Amazingly rich french toast with bananas foster sauce. 
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bananas Foster French Toast
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 433kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 1 16 ounce loaf of challah bread cut into 1 inch thick slices (about 12 slices)
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup half and half or milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 tablespoons of butter divided
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 underripe bananas sliced in 1 inch slices on a bias
  • 1/4 cup dark rum optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

French Toast

  • Whisk eggs, milk, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla together. Dip each slice of bread into egg mixture and flip and soak other side.
  • Preheat skillet (do not use a nonstick skillet if flambeing rum later) over medium heat and add in 1 tablespoon butter. 
  • Once butter is melted, brown each slice of french toast for 1-2 minutes on each side. Remove from skillet and place on baking sheet and place in oven while making the bananas foster sauce for 15 minutes.

Bananas Foster Sauce

  • Melt remaining butter in same skillet over low heat. Add brown sugar and stir until sugar dissolves. Add bananas and cook for 1 minute on each side.Remove bananas from pan to a serving dish. 
  • Bring sauce to a simmer and carefully add the rum, if using. If the sauce does not immediately flame up, carefully ignite sauce with a stick lighter. Cook until flame dies out, approximately 1 to 2 minutes.
  • To serve, place 2 slices of the french toast on a plate, top with a few slices of bananas and then a bit of the syrup.
Nutrition Facts
Bananas Foster French Toast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 433 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 190mg63%
Sodium 671mg29%
Potassium 246mg7%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 550IU11%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 170mg17%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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