Serves a Crowd

Bananas Foster French Toast

March 19, 2011
0 Ratings
  • Serves 4-6
Author Notes

This is inspired by the dishes from kitchen at The Griddle Cafe in L.A. Probably my favorite breakfast place ever because of the size of their meals. —StoCoyle

What You'll Need
  • 6 Slices Pullman Loaf
  • 1 quart Whole Milk
  • 1.5 cups Light Rum
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 tablespoons finely ground espresso beans
  • 1 Stick of Butter
  • 1/2 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 3 Bananas
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 cup Crushed Mixed Nuts
  • Whip Cream
  1. Pour the Milk, 1 cup of rum, cinnamon, nutmeg, espresso beans and eggs into a bowl and whisk until combined. In a deep pan, pour the mixture over the slices of bread, and allow to sit until soaked. Set aside. In a pan, add a half a stick of butter over med-high heat. Slice the bananas, add to the pan, let them simmer until they start to brown. Add a pinch of salt, mixed nuts, and brown sugar, once caramelized add a half cup of rum, and light on fire. In a separate pan, add the other half of butter over med-high heat, add the slices of bread until browned. Plating Add the french toast, 2 tablespoons of the bananas foster mixture, top with whip cream and powdered sugar. Adding salted caramel to it also is delicious....enjoy!

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2 Reviews

StoCoyle March 23, 2011
thanks! I promise the picture doesn't paint the reality of how good it is!
JanetMlr March 21, 2011
One word... Yummm!