Banana Bread French Toast

Turn banana bread into your favorite breakfast with this dish. The tangy Buttermilk Syrup is a perfect make-ahead touch.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4


Buttermilk Syrup

1 1/2
cups sugar
teaspoon baking soda
cups buttermilk
cup butter
tablespoon vanilla

French Toast

loaf banana bread
cup milk

Garnish, if desired

cup fresh berries

  • 1 To make buttermilk syrup, in 2-quart saucepan, stir syrup ingredients until well blended. Heat to boiling. Cook 7 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; beat in vanilla with whisk. Keep warm.
  • 2 Heat nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Cut banana bread into 1-inch-thick slices. In shallow dish or pan, beat eggs and milk until well mixed. Coat bread slices on both sides with egg mixture; place in hot skillet. Cook until golden brown on each side. Serve with buttermilk syrup and garnish with berries. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

Go Zucchini! No reason banana bread should have all the fun! Try making this recipe with your favorite zucchini or pumpkin bread.

Perfect Pairings. Serve slices of banana bread French toast with fresh berries, orange slices and a side of sausage for a truly delicious breakfast.