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Two pieces of banana bread french toast with caramelized bananas and maple syrup on a plate.

Banana Bread French Toast

Teri & Jenny
Use slices of banana bread for our Banana Bread French Toast recipe! We dredge ours in cornflakes which makes the slices come out with a nice golden crispy texture which is a nice contrast to the tender and soft interior.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 443 kcal


  • 1 recipe chocolate chip-coconut banana bread, sliced into 3/4 inch thick slices
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups cornflakes, finely crushed
  • ¼ cup butter, softened and divided


  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced
  • maple syrup


  • Allow banana bread to dry out slightly in open air for about 1 day (you can also place the slices on a baking sheet and place in a 200°F oven for about 3 hours).
  • In a shallow dish whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In another shallow bowl, add the crushed cornflakes.
  • Dip each slice of bread in the egg mixture then dredge each piece in cornflakes until completely covered.
  • Place a large nonstick pan or griddle over medium heat and melt 2 tablespoons butter.
  • Cook French toast on each side for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  • Drain on paper towels for 1 minute before plating and serving with sliced bananas and maple syrup.


**This recipe is for 1 full size (5"x9") loaf of banana bread.


Serving: 12gCalories: 443kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 3gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 92mgPotassium: 85mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 300IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 2mg
Keyword banana, bread
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