Baked Banana French Toast with Pecan Crumble

Baked Banana French Toast with Pecan Crumble - A simple baked french toast made with banana and topped with a sweet and crunchy pecan crumble. A great make-ahead dish for holiday mornings!Baked Banana French Toast with Pecan Crumble - A simple baked french toast made with banana and topped with a sweet and crunchy pecan crumble. A great make-ahead dish for holiday mornings!

Summary: A simple baked french toast made with banana and topped with a sweet and crunchy pecan crumble. A great make-ahead dish for holiday mornings!

Ingredients

    • For the french toast:
    • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened and cut into cubes
    • 1 large day-old baguette (I used whole wheat, but any loaf of bread will work), cut into 1-inch slices
    • 2 ripe bananas, thinly sliced
    • 6 whole eggs
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 3 cups milk
    • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • For the crumble:
    • ¾ cups whole pecans
    • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes
    • 3 Tablespoons packed light brown sugar
    • ¼ teaspoon salt

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Quick notes

The finished french toast is not super sweet on its own. It’s perfect for syrup, but if you’d like to serve it without syrup, you might want to increase the sugar in the recipe by a ¼ a cup or more.

Preparation time: 30 minute(s)

Cooking time: 50 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 8

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