Bananas Foster French Toast


This baked French toast recipe blends French toast and bananas foster into one casserole-style dish, and it is positively amazing! This is great for breakfast or brunch. You could even serve this for dessert with a bit of vanilla bean ice cream on the side!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
1 9x13-inch baking dish


  • butter-flavored cooking spray (such as Pam®)

  • ½ (12 count) package Hawaiian bread rolls (such as King's®)

  • 3 eggs

  • ¾ cup milk

  • 1 ½ tablespoons vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 bananas, sliced 1/8-inch thick

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

  • ¼ cup butter, cut into 1/4-inch cubes


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Slice bread rolls horizontally without separating into individual rolls, creating 2 even halves.

  3. Whisk eggs in a large, shallow bowl until smooth. Stir in milk, vanilla extract, and cinnamon to make a smooth batter.

  4. Dip bottom half of bread rolls into batter, coating both sides, and place in baking dish. Cover bread with sliced bananas. Sprinkle brown sugar and pecans on top. Dot with cubes of butter. Dip top half of bread rolls in batter, coating both sides, and place on top.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until middle is set and top is golden brown, about 25 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Sprinkle a small bit of brown sugar and chopped pecans on top for extra crunch if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

514 Calories
14g Fat
66g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 514
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 156mg 52%
Sodium 317mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 78mg 6%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 267mg 6%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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