Bananas Foster French Toast

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Bananas Foster French Toast


French Toast

1 loaf thick-sliced brioche

2 T butter

3 eggs

¾ cups half and half

1 Tablespoon raw sugar

¼ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon nutmeg

mint tops and blueberies for garnish

bananas foster sauce

½ cup light brown sugar

¼ cup dark spiced rum

4 tablespoons butter

1 ripe banana, sliced

yogurt topping

½ cup 0% greek yogurt

1 tablespoon honey

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground nutmeg


French Toast

1.    whisk three eggs,

2.   whisk in half and half, cinnamon,nutmeg, sugar, salt, vanilla, whisking until even

3.   bring butter to high heat in pan

4.   coat both sides of bread with egg mixture by submerging slices in egg mix

5.    sear both sides of french toast until golden brown

bananas foster sauce

1.    melt butter and bring pan to high heat

2.   add rum into pan, cautious of flames

3.   add bananas, cinnamon, and nutmeg

4.   stir until bananas dissolve almost completely

greek yogurt topping

1.    in mixing bowl, whip all ingredients


1.    stack two finished french toast sliced on plate

2.   spoon sauce all over toast

3.   top with a dollop of greek yogurt

4.   garnish with mint top on yogurt and blueberries for plate

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)


That is going on the menu when the family goes to the cabins in August. They know I can cook this is going to push it over the top. You the man JEFF

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