Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast

Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast

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.

Serves: 2


  • 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.

Allergy Warning:

  • 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.
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