Bananas Foster French Toast

March 19, 2011

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

Serves: 4-6


  • 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
In This Recipe


  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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