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Feb 232013
 

Banana Bread French Toast

Want something different for that special Sunday morning breakfast with the family? Make your favorite banana bread the day before you want to make this special treat, I make the Creamy Banana Nut Bread that I posted back on December 13, 2011 as it is my favorite recipe for this bread. I like to serve it with a praline syrup to compliment the pecans in the bread. Husband is not overly fond of this one but I love banana nut bread cooked up this way, so he gets plain old white bread and I have mine made with this recipe right after I make my banana bread. This month is National Hot Breakfast Month and today is National Banana Bread Day, so I’m trying to kill two birds with one stone as we still have lots of work to do in the kitchen!

banana bread toast

Banana Bread French Toast
 
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 teas vanilla
  • ¼ teas nutmeg
  • ¼ teas cinnamon
  • Unsalted butter for cooking
Instructions
  1. Mix together all ingredients, save the butter, and blend well.
  2. Cut banana bread into ¾-inch slices.
  3. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat and dip bread into egg mixture, coating both sides.
  4. Brown on each side for about 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. If using a small skillet, keep cooked slices in a 250 degree oven until you are done and add more butter to the skillet with each addition of toast.

 

Hope you enjoy!

Nov 282012
 

French Toast Cobbler

Today is National French Toast Day and boy does that sound good, as it’s dark, dreary and not a typical day for us Floridians and a great day for comfort food to take the chill out of the old bones! Just got back from putting in our numbers for the Power Ball tonight and if you don’t hear from me tomorrow, we’re on our way to our accountant to take care of all that money we won, YEAH! Well back to the subject on hand, I thought this would be a lovely dish to feed the family on Christmas morn after opening up all those wonderful gifts!

Yum Yum!

French Toast Cobbler
 
Ingredients
  • 1 French baguette (8 oz)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ teas baking powder
  • 1 teas vanilla
  • 6 small Granny Smith apples peeled, cored and sliced
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teas cinnamon
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
Instructions
  1. Slice the bread into 1-inch slices and place in a single layer in a shallow pan.
  2. Whisk together the eggs, milk, baking powder and vanilla.
  3. Pour over the bread, turning to coat both sides and let stand until all liquid is absorbed.
  4. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish and place the apples in the bottom of the pan.
  5. Sprinkle apples with the brown sugar, cinnamon and pecans.
  6. Arrange the bread over the top and brush with the melted butter.
  7. Bake in a 450 degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until bread is golden brown on top.

 

This recipe is adapted from the North Garden Inn and as it’s still pecan and apple month, why not? Enjoy……….

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