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French Toast with Bananas Foster Sauce

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The Peabody Hotel comes up with a creative way to have Bananas Foster for breakfast! Watch the video to see how, then try it for yourself using the recipe below!


French Toast Batter

2 whole eggs
1 cup Half & Half
Dash Cinnamon
1 Tablespoon Amaretto
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla

Combine ingredients & whisk together

Preparing the French Toast

Select a Dense/Firm Bread like Brioche, Cinnamon Raisin Bread, Whole Grain or French Bread & cut into 3/4 inch slices
Serve 3 slices per person
Dredge your bread in your French toast batter
Sauté in a skillet or non stick pan until golden brown on each side
Top with Bananas Foster Sauce

Bananas Foster Sauce
Makes 4 servings

1/4 cup butter
2/3 cup dark brown sugar
1 & 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3 bananas sliced 1/4 inch thick

In a large skillet over medium heat melt butter. Stir in brown sugar, vanilla & cinnamon. When the mixture begins to bubble add bananas to pan and cook until the bananas are hot(about 1 to 2 minutes. Serve at once over your French Toast.

Optional ingredients
3 & 1/2 tablespoons of Rum or Whiskey (added to butter with the sugar)

1/4 cup Toasted walnuts or pecans (added to mixture with the bananas)