Bananas Foster French Toast Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Easy

Time: 20 MINUTES

1 ratings


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 8 large croissants, halved
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 6 ripe bananas, halved crosswise and lengthwise
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract


In a shallow dish, whisk together eggs, cream and cinnamon. In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Dip 4 croissant halves in egg mixture to coat both sides. Using a fork, remove croissants from egg mixture, letting excess mixture drip off. Place croissant halves in hot skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until lightly browned. Repeat procedure with remaining butter and croissant halves. Set aside and keep warm.


In a large skillet, combine corn syrup, brown sugar, maple syrup and pecans. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer for 2 minutes. Add banana halves and rum extract. Coat with the syrup mixture, and simmer 1 minute. Spoon over French toast. Serve immediately.

Bananas Foster French Toast


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1 Review

Stephanie 11/18/2015
This is the best

This is the best French Toast I have made and had in my life! The only changes I made was use what I had on hand like french bread, vanilla extract and nut less instead! This will be a favorite of mine. I made it two days in a row. Yumm

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