Peanut Butter Bananas Foster French Toast

Peanut Butter Bananas Foster French Toast is the best french toast I’ve ever had! This easy breakfast recipe is filled with sweet deliciousness!

Peanut Butter Banana French Toast

Hope everyone had a beautiful weekend. We are FINALLY out of school around here. Seems like we were the only school on earth still in session. My boys are thrilled to sleep in and stay up late this summer 🙂  I am officially 7 months pregnant. I liked the 2nd trimester much better, lol! A few more months to go. Can’t wait to meet our new little guy.

Ok, onto the French Toast! When I was in Kansas City last week, some of you may have recognized that I enjoyed a Bananas Foster French Toast for breakfast in my hotel room. It was so amazing that I was determined to come home and make my own version that we could all enjoy. Let me just tell you, I did it and it’s even better. AND it’s a breeze to make. Let’s take a look.


How to Make Peanut Butter Bananas Foster French Toast

Let’s start with the egg/cream mixture for the toast. Do NOT substitute that heavy cream. It’s a must my friends.

Eggs, cream and brown sugar into the bowl.

Add your cinnamon then grab a fork or whisk.

Mix it all together.

Melt  some butter into your hot skillet.

I used a lovely cinnamon bread from the Farmer’s Market, however use what you like. Dip it on in.

Make sure to dip both sides then transfer to your hot skillet.

Sizzle sizzle for a couple minutes.

Check to make sure that bottom side is nice and golden.

….and flip to get that other side 🙂

Once all of your bread has been “French Toasted” let’s start the best part of the recipe. The peanut buttery creamy sauce. Some pure maple syrup please.

Swirl in and melt your peanut butter. MMMM!


Once the peanut butter’s melted and bubbly add a splash of vanilla.

Stir in some heavy cream. Oh yah!

Dont’ forget those nanners.

Give them a stir into that fabulous sauce.

Ok, it’s ready to be slathered over your toast!

Tada’ Now grab a fork and dig in 🙂

Ridiculous in the best way possible.

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Peanut Butter Bananas Foster French Toast

Peanut Butter Bananas Foster French Toast is the best french toast I've ever had! This easy breakfast recipe is filled with sweet deliciousness!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: French
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings: 7 servings
Calories: 539kcal
Author: Jenny
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  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream do not substitute
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 6-8 slices bread cinnamon bread, brioche, French
  • 6 tbsp butter for skillet
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup do not substitute
  • 3 tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla or rum extract
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2-3 cups sliced bananas depending on preference


  • Preheat large skillet over medium heat.
  • Place eggs, cream brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla into a large mixing bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of butter into hot skillet to melt, swirling pan. Add egg dipped bread slice to skillet, cooking 1-2 minutes per side or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Transfer cooked piece of toast to a clean plate and repeat this process until all bread has been used.
  • Place maple syrup and peanut butter into a skillet over medium heat. Stir to melt peanut butter into syrup. Stir in vanilla then heavy cream.
  • Let mixture bubble for about 5 minutes, stirring often to thicken. Add sliced bananas and cook for 1 minute. Pour peanut butter syrup sauce and bananas over warm French toast. Serve immediately.


Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 154mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 420mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 838IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 2mg
Keywords: banana breakfast, banana recipe, bananas foster recipe, best breakfast recipe, best french toast recipe, cinnamon french toast recipe

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54 Responses
  1. Lynne Laino

    Dear Lord this looks ridiculously amazing!!!! I’ll be making this on Saturday morning!!! Thanks Jenny!

  2. Jennevieve

    This was breakfast this morning! I used my own homemade whole wheat cinnamon raisin bread. The kiddos loved it! Though I did have to cater to my younger son and serve his up before the bananas went into the syrup. I don’t even like bananas, but decided to take a risk and ate it the syrup with them. Holy cow! Thanks for another delicious gourmet breakfast recipe to spoil my family with!

    1. Jennevieve

      By the way, I did not have any heavy cream. I know you said no substitutions, but this recipe just couldn’t wait! So I used a little whole milk and some sweetened condensed milk for the french toast batter and some evaporated milk in the syrup. Delish!

  3. Gerry @ Foodness Gracious

    Oh my lordy! The toast is cool..but lets talk about that golden Olympic first place status sauce? I want that on everything, even my french fries ๐Ÿ˜‰
    I have to treat the kids with this at the weekend…

  4. Lynna H.

    Good thing I bought so bread and bananas at the grocery store today…because I am SO making these!

  5. Carla @ Carlas Confections

    Mmmmm! I never even thought of using cinnamon bread for french toast! What an awesome idea ๐Ÿ™‚ Your version definitely looks like a winner!

  6. sara

    Mmmm, I love french toast – this one looks super delicious! Great way to make it really special!

  7. VickiT

    Oh my! Would it be wrong to make that right now? For supper? LOL that looks SOOOOOOOOoo good. I absolutely love Bananas Foster and before a local hotel closed and then closed, they had a fabulous chef that would come tableside during their special holiday buffets if you ordered the dish and make it right there for you at your table. It was such a great treat. I’m so sad they closed and that was the only place near here that even has that on their menu. ๐Ÿ™ I’m a very good cook and don’t know why I’ve never bothered to make it myself because it really isn’t that hard. But NOW? Oh yea, I’m going to use this recipe to make something very similar for breakfast. YUM! Thank you.

  8. Kristen Mattern

    Yay for Summer break! Your boys were not alone. My son’s last day of school is tomorrow. It has been the longest school year ever!

  9. Tracy {Pale Yellow}

    Looks a delicious summer breakfast! Tell your kids not to feel too bad, I work for NYC schools and we are not done until Wednesday ๐Ÿ™

  10. Meghan @ After the Ivy League

    YUM! I haven’t had french toast in forever and was thinking of making it this week. Now it looks like I need to make it this week.

  11. Karri

    My husbands family always puts peanut butter on their french toast. I think I’ll need to try this for them!

  12. DessertForTwo

    Ok, who do I hire to come make this for my every morning from now on?? Any takers?? ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Diana

    These look so good making these for dinner, yes Breakfast for dinner. I just pre-ordered you book yay!

  14. Caralyn @ glutenfreehappytummy

    OH. YUM!! this recipe looks so incredibly delicious! what a way to start the day!

  15. Lily @ Candied-Life

    oh my gosh… this looks heavenly. peanut butter banana is such a winning combination. love the way you present your food, always so comforting and inviting. great post!

  16. Living The Sweet Life

    Mmmm!! If only breakfast looked like this everyday ๐Ÿ˜‰ – – I think this is necessary for the upcoming weekend.

  17. Ali @ Gimme Some Oven

    Bravo on the recreation! This looks absolutely amazing!! So glad that KC could be the inspiration, too. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  18. Cookbook Queen

    I love how easy this is to make…and it’s beautiful!! Looks like it took all morning ๐Ÿ™‚

    SO excited to see your little guy!! Get some rest, mama!!

  19. Jessica J

    I’m always on the lookout for French Toast recipes, my husband and I love French Toast! This is going to the top of my list of must-try’s!

  20. Robin @ Simply Southern Baking

    I’ve already had breakfast and am ready to eat again now. This looks amazing…my mouth is watering!

  21. Averie @ Averie Cooks

    I love bananas foster, caramelized bananas, and really any way to make bananas with sugar (and some rum!)..I am very happy about!

    The peanut buttery creamy sauce looks so good, Jenny!

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