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Take banana bread to the next level when you soak it in a classic French toast batter and fry it for an impressive (but oh so easy!) breakfast or brunch. Top with chopped walnuts, sliced bananas and maple syrup for extra decadence.

Source: EatingWell.com, January 2017

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk eggs, milk, vanilla and cinnamon in a 4-cup measuring cup or mixing bowl.

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  • Arrange 4 slices of banana bread in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Pour half of the egg mixture over the bread. Let soak for 1 minute, then turn the slices over and soak for 1 minute more.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the slices and cook until golden, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm. Repeat with the remaining banana bread, egg mixture and butter.

  • To serve, top with walnuts, sliced banana and maple syrup, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

1 slice each
294 calories; protein 8.6g; carbohydrates 40.8g; dietary fiber 3.2g; sugars 21.1g; fat 11.4g; saturated fat 6.1g; cholesterol 151.9mg; vitamin a iu 498.1IU; vitamin c 3.1mg; folate 25.3mcg; calcium 102.7mg; iron 3.6mg; magnesium 17.4mg; potassium 250mg; sodium 311.1mg; added sugar 15g.

1 1/2 fat, 1 other carbohydrate, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 medium-fat protein

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