Background and History:
French toast, a dish that dates back centuries, has been enjoyed in various forms around the world. This recipe adds a unique twist by combining the creaminess of peanut butter and the natural sweetness of bananas with the classic French toast.
- Preparation: 10 minutes
- Cooking: 10 minutes
- 4 slices of bread
- 2 ripe bananas, sliced
- 2 large eggs
- 1/3 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Maple syrup (optional, for serving)
- In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, peanut butter, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, and salt until well combined.
- Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of butter.
- Dip a slice of bread into the egg mixture, ensuring both sides are coated. Place it in the skillet.
- Arrange banana slices on top of the bread and press another slice of bread on top to create a sandwich.
- Cook until the bottom slice is golden brown, approximately 2-3 minutes.
- Carefully flip the sandwich and cook the other side until it’s golden brown and the filling is warm.
- Repeat the process with the remaining slices of bread and banana.
- Serve your delicious Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast with maple syrup if desired.
Nutrition Facts (per serving):
- Calories: 430
- Total Fat: 20g
- Saturated Fat: 8g
- Cholesterol: 228mg
- Sodium: 520mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 51g
- Dietary Fiber: 5g
- Sugars: 19g
- Protein: 14g
- You can use any type of bread you prefer, but slightly thicker slices work best for French toast.
- Adjust the amount of peanut butter to your taste. You can also use almond or cashew butter.
- This recipe is easily customizable – add a drizzle of honey, a sprinkle of chopped nuts, or a dusting of powdered sugar for extra flavor.
- Be cautious if you or your guests have peanut allergies. Consider using alternative nut or seed butters for a similar flavor without the risk of peanuts.