- Portion size 8 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2010
MethodOn baking sheet, toast pecans in 325°F (160°C) oven, about 6 minutes. Set aside.
In large bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla and salt. Cut egg bread into 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick slices; dip into egg mixture until soaked.
In large skillet, melt 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the butter over medium heat; cook slices, in batches and adding more butter as needed, until golden, about 3 minutes. Transfer to 2 baking sheets. Bake in top and bottom thirds of 350°F (180°C) oven until puffed and heated through, about 8 minutes.
Caramelized Bananas: Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, melt half of the butter over medium-high heat; fry half of the bananas, turning once, until golden and tender, about 3 minutes. Transfer to plate. Repeat with remaining bananas.
In same skillet, bring maple syrup, sugar, corn syrup and rum (if using) to boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in bananas; simmer for 1 minute. Spoon over French toast; sprinkle with pecans.
Nutritional facts Pper each of 8 servings: about
- Sodium 497 mg
- Protein 13 g
- Calories 596.0
- Total fat 19 g
- Potassium 570 mg
- Cholesterol 199 mg
- Saturated fat 7 g
- Total carbohydrate 96 g
- Iron 23.0
- Folate 34.0
- Calcium 17.0
- Vitamin A 12.0
- Vitamin C 8.0