Bananas Foster French Toast Bake Recipe

  • cooking spray
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut diagonally into 1-inch slices
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 6 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large bananas, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  1. Spray a 9×13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Arrange bread slices in baking pan in a single layer. Whisk half-and-half, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt together in a bowl; pour over bread slices. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Remove plastic wrap and top bread slices with bananas. Combine brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup in a bowl; drizzle over bread slices.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and set in the center, about 40 minutes.