Bananas Foster French Toast

My husband an I recently got to stay a a great hotel in Downtown Milwaukee called The Intercontinental (you can read my full review here).  While we were there we decided to splurge and order room service for breakfast just so that we wouldn’t have to get out of bed.  My husband ordered a bananas foster french toast and it was TO DIE FOR!  So I decided that I needed to give it a whirl!

Bananas Foster French Toast

Ok now I have to start by saying that this is in NO way shape or form to be considered a diet food!  I mean it!

Ingredients: 

FRENCH TOAST

Four slices of thick cut bread (I like mine about 1.5 inches thick)

2 eggs beaten

2/3 cup milk

1 Tablespoon Cinnamon

BANANAS FOSTER

1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick)

1 cup brown sugar firmly packed

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 banana sliced (plus a little to garnish)

1/4 cup pecans or walnuts

3 oz dark rum

a dash of cinnamon

How to: 

FRENCH TOAST

I suggest making the french toast first and allowing it to sit in a warm oven while you make the bananas foster.

-Start by mixing beating your eggs, milk, and cinnamon together.

-Add your bread to the mixture and let it soak for about 1 minute on each side until it is nice and saturated with the egg mixture.

-Melt a small amount of butter in a pan and cook your french toast for about 4 minutes a side over medium low heat or until nicely browned on each side.

-Move the french toast to a sheet pan and place in a 200 degree oven while you prepare the bananas foster.

BANANAS FOSTER

-Start by melting your butter in a large skillet.

-Once your butter is melted whisk in your brown sugar.

-Cook the sugar and butter mixture over medium heat until all of the sugar is dissolved and it starts to bubble.  Then slowly whisk in your heavy cream.

-Cook the mixture for about 2-3 minutes until it tightens up slightly then add your bananas and nut of choice.

*this is where the fun begins!*

- Add your rum, then tip the pan back towards the flame slightly to allow the fumes from the rum to catch fire (you could also use a torch lighter)

Can you see the little flame at the back of the pan?

-Allow the mixture to cook for another minute over a low flame and you are ready to serve!  This would also be delicious over ice cream!

Comments

  1. Oh yummy! That looks so good!
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  2. Yum! This looks sinful.
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  3. I love bananas and i love french toast! this looks so delicious :)
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  4. Looks yummy! I think the flame would make me nervous
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  5. I’ve never ate french toast with bananas, but it sounds good though.
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  6. Ooh that sounds and looks super sweet!
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  7. I haven’t had breakfast yet and this is making my mouth water. Yummy.
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  8. That looks sinfully delicious!!!
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  9. I can feel my blood sugars rising by just looking at this! But oh – it would be SO worth it! Looks amazing!
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  10. OMG. Delish. What a great recipe to share!

  11. Looks yummy! I am a new follower from the FNF blog hop and look forward to checking out more of your great looking blog! Cheers :-)
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  12. Wow this sounds awesome and looks so so good. My Sister just made Banana’s Foster but I think they did it over ice cream..
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  13. That looks sinful! I’ll be making it soon! lol
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  14. That is one of the true loves of my life! i adore bananas foster and just found a Haagen Daas Ice cream in Bananas foster flavor! BTW, following you from the blog hop.

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  15. Oh my GOSH that looks so freaking good. I can taste it now. My friend makes Bananas Foster and ice cream for us on occasion. Love it.
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  16. I’m headed over – save me some!
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  17. That looks so yummy!
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  18. Lindsey D. says:

    This may be breakfast for us tomorrow!

  19. Kelli A. says:

    This sounds so good and so bad at the same time..lol…but my arm is twisted. Maybe for breakfast soon but I’m going to have to find some rum and the flame thing makes me a little nervous.

  20. amy marantino says:

    i think i will make this for breakfast today, it looks really good.

  21. Oh my goodness! That looks so good! Just had to pin it on Pinterest :)
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  22. I could so enjoy that (without the banana’s)…. looks spectacularly delicious!

  23. Yummy, thanks for the share!
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  24. Yum! I love breakfast foods. This looks delish!

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