Banff Christmas Recipes – Banana Egg Nog French Toast

Straight from the pastry kitchen and just in time for the holidays!

With the holidays right around the corner, the need for comfort food and delicious baked goods is here! This holiday season we’ve asked our Executive Chef – Robert Ash to come to the table (pun intended) with some of his best holiday goodies!

Below you will find his special recipe for Banana Egg Nog French Toast, paired with a banana’s foster sauce, cinnamon whipped cream & pecans – the perfect holiday breakfast!

Getting Started

Baguette slice soaked in egg, vanilla, cinnamon and milk mixture while preparing French Toast

Ingredients: Egg Nog Dipping Batter

1 loaf sliced brioche bread
8 whole eggs
1 cup egg nog
2 tbsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp brandy

Woman preparing fruit pie dough with flour and butter

Ingredients: Banana's Foster Sauce

1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup dark rum
2 cups diced banana’s

person holds a black electric mixer into a glass bowl of white cream over a wooden table

Ingredients: Cinnamon Whipped Cream

1/2 qt heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp ground cinnamon

Cooking French Toast

Putting It All Together

Egg Nog Dipping Batter:
– Crack eggs and place into a stainless steel mixing bowl
– Lightly beat and then add the egg nog, vanilla & brandy
– Reserve until needed

Banana’s Fosters Sauce:
– 
Place butter into a saucepan & melt, add brown sugar and mix until lightly caramelized,
– Deglaze with rum and then add banana’s & cook for one minute

Cinnamon Cream:
– Combine all of the ingredients into a mixing bowl and whisk until desired consistency is reached.

Finally:
– Heat a sauté pan and place 2 tbsp of unsalted butter into the pan, dip the sliced brioche bread into the batter and place into the pan
– Cook until golden brown on each side
– Top with the fosters sauce, whipped cream and candied pecans

More Recipes From Our Kitchen

Looking for more holiday cooking inspiration? Check out the following recipes below:

– Apple Pudding Cake
Organic Turkey Ravioli
– Brown Sugar Maple Cupcakes
– Carrot Ginger Soup
– Buttermilk Cornbread

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