Banana French Toast Recipe
Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed French Toast is a Hong Kong Restaurant Inspired Recipe to Make A Breakfast for 2 under 20 Minutes
Banana French toast recipe is super easy. You can make a restaurant-style breakfast for 2 under 20 minutes with a very low budget.
Total Time: 12-17 Minutes
Prep Time: 5-8 Minutes
Active Cook Time: 7-9 Minutes
This French toast recipe was inspired by a Hong Kong sandwich chain, Oliver’s Super Sandwiches.
When I was in high school, I always loved to go to this cafe during lunch time with my friends and ordered this sandwich, peanut butter banana cinnamon sandwich. It is always pressed with panini press back then. But I guess either the word "panini" was not too popular in our culture or the title was more focus in the Chinese translation. It always seemed like this sandwich was too fancy to make it at home. But what made the sandwich stood out was the extra cinnamon added inside the sandwich.
So, with all those reasons, this was how this banana French toast recipe came along.
Feel free to double, triple or, even, quadruple this recipe for a family meal. Bear in mind that all your ingredients and time to prepare this meal will increase by proportion if you choose to increase the serving size.
Banana French Toast Recipe and Directions
4 slices White Bread
1 Ripe Banana (sliced)
1 large Egg
2 tsp Milk
A splash of Vanilla Extract
1/3 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1 tbsp Butter
1 tsp Canola Oil
A pinch of salt
Butter and Maple Syrup (served along with French toast)
- Whisk egg, milk, salt, vanilla extract and ground cinnamon in a baking dish or a large shallow dish. Put egg mixture aside.
- Spread a thin layer of peanut butter on one side of each slice of bread, single layer sliced banana and top with another slice of bread (peanut butter side down) to make a sandwich.
- Preheat a big skillet at medium heat with butter and canola oil.
- Dip sandwiches into egg mixture and transfer to skillet to cook about 4-5 minutes and turn over and cook another 3-4 minutes until brown.
- Serve it along with butter and maple syrup; ENJOY!
Banana French Toast Recipe Steps with Photos
Bread, peanut butter, banana and other pantry staples.
Spread peanut butter on one side of each slice of bread.
Single layer sliced banana on two slices of bread.
Top it with another slice of bread to make a sandwich.
Egg, milk, ground cinnamon, vanilla extract and salt.
Whisk to combine and put egg mixture aside.
Melt butter and canola oil together in a skillet at medium heat.
Dip sandwich into egg mixture.
Cover both sides.
Cook both in the skillet for 4-5 minutes.
Turn over and cook for another 3-4 minutes until brown.
Serve with butter and maple syrup or any other syrup of your choice.
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