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Banana Nut French toast

Try this awesome Banana Nut French Toast! Make yummy sandwiches with banana, honey, and walnuts. Soak, fry till golden, and enjoy a delicious breakfast. Super easy and tasty!

Cooking Method ,
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 25 min Rest Time: 5 min Total Time: 45 mins
Cooking Temp 180  °C
Servings 6
Estimated Cost €  14
Calories 430 kcal
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

Embark on a delightful breakfast journey with this easy Banana Nut French Toast recipe. Blend ripe bananas, honey, and toasted walnuts for a luscious filling between slices of golden brioche. Soak the sandwiches in a simple yet flavorful mix of eggs, vanilla, cream, cinnamon, nutmeg, and a pinch of salt.

Bake to perfection, then fry until golden brown in a butter and vegetable oil combo for that irresistible crispy exterior. Each bite is a burst of sweet and nutty goodness, making this a go-to breakfast that's both delicious and achievable for any aspiring teen chef.

Enjoy the magic of creating and savoring this homemade delight!

  • 1/2 cup walnut halves
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream half and half of milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 6 ripe bananas peeled
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 12 slices of bread brioche a day old
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  1. Preheat oven 356. Toast walnut halves for 10 min until brown, set aside-chop when cool.

  2. Whisk together eggs, vanilla extract, cream cinnamon nutmeg salt, combine bananas ,maple syrup+ walnuts in another bowl. Lay out 6 slices of bread. Top each slice with 1/3 cup of the banana mixture. Top with remaining bread to seal a sandwich.

  3. Place sandwiches in a shallow baking dish in a single layer.Pour egg mixture over bread +soak for 10min. Turn sandwiches over, soak for another 10 min.

  4. Heat 2 tablespoons butter and 2 vegetable oil in a large skillet. Fry sandwiches 2-3 min until golden brown. Place the ready ones on wire rack in order to keep warm.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 430kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 8.3g42%
Cholesterol 224mg75%
Sodium 485mg21%
Protein 10g20%

Calcium 140 mg
Iron 1.79 mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

  1. Bread Choice: Opt for a good-quality brioche for a rich and indulgent flavor. Stale or day-old bread works best for absorbing the egg mixture without becoming overly soggy.

  2. Banana Mixture: Ensure the bananas are ripe for sweetness. Adjust the honey quantity based on your desired sweetness level.

  3. Soaking Time: Let the sandwiches soak in the egg mixture adequately. This allows the flavors to meld and the bread to absorb the delicious mixture.

  4. Frying Tips: Use a combination of butter and vegetable oil for frying, as it adds flavor and helps achieve a golden brown crust. Maintain medium heat to prevent burning.

  5. Topping Variation: Experiment with additional toppings like a sprinkle of powdered sugar, a drizzle of maple syrup, or a dollop of whipped cream for extra indulgence.

  6. Presentation: Capture the final dish in a photograph to showcase the delicious layers and colors. Garnish with extra banana slices or chopped nuts for a visually appealing presentation.

  7. Make-Ahead: Prepare the banana mixture and toast the walnuts in advance to streamline the cooking process.

Keywords: Banana Nut French Toast, Easy Breakfast, Homemade Delight
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