TWICE DIPPED FRENCH TOAST WITH CARAMELIZED BANANAS

 

  • Cooking Time: 20-25
  • Servings: 6-8 Toasts
  • Preparation Time: 20-25

Ingredients

  • For French Toast Batter
  • 1 loaf prepared Dassant Classic Beer Bread - cut into 8 slices
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1/4 cup Grand Marnier® (Or other orange-flavored liqueur or frozen orange juice concentrate)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest - grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • For Caramelized Bananas
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 bananas, cut diagonal into 1/3-inch thick slices

Directions

  • For French Toast Batter
  • Combine eggs, half and half, Grand Marnier®, granulated sugar, orange zest, and vanilla extract in shallow mixing bowl and whisk together.
  • Dip each bread slice into batter allowing to soak for about 30 seconds.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 bread slices and grill slightly until egg mixture is sealed to bread- approximately 30 seconds each side.
  • Dip the bread back in egg mixture, coating each side.
  • Place in skillet and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining slices.
  • For Caramelized Bananas
  • Slice bananas diagonally. Combine 2 tablespoons butter and brown sugar in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Stir until sugar dissolves and bubbles. Add lemon and rum; simmering until mixture thickens, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add bananas and cook until glazed and caramelized, about 1 minute.
  • Keep on low heat until all French toast is done cooking.

Notes

Categories: Bread  French Toast 

Author Credit: Dassant

Website Credit: http://www.dassant.com/recipe/70/simple-recipe-french-toast

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