French toast stuffed with banana & maple syrup

French toast stuffed with banana & maple syrup

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Brunch doesn't get much more decadent than this - buttery brioche served pancake-style with sweet syrup

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per servng

  • kcal570
  • fat35g
  • saturates21g
  • carbs54g
  • sugars36g
  • fibre2g
  • protein8g
  • salt1.1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 large ripe banana

    Banana

    bah-nah-nah

    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup, plus extra to serve
  • 2 egg

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 50ml milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 50ml double cream
  • drop of vanilla extract
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 large brioche loaf, cut into 4 x 2in slices
  • 100g butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • vanilla yogurt, to serve

    Yogurt

    yog-ert

    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

Method

  1. Peel and slice the bananas, mash with the maple syrup and set aside. Place the eggs, milk, cream, vanilla, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in a wide, shallow bowl and whisk to combine.

  2. Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Using a sharp knife, slice open each slice of brioche from the top to form a pocket, leaving at least 1cm around the edges. Stuff the pockets with the banana mix. Soak the stuffed brioche in the egg mix for 30 secs on each side.

  3. In a large non-stick pan, melt half the butter. When sizzling, place the brioche in the pan and fry for 2 mins each side until golden. You may have to do this in batches. Transfer to the oven to warm through for 5 mins. Serve drizzled with extra maple syrup and a spoonful of vanilla yogurt.

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Comments (4)

dypo's picture
5

Extremely tasty....

halincyprus's picture

36g of sugar and 21g of saturated fats! Are you actively trying to kill us all?
I would like to see the nutrition data given the normal traffic-light colourings.

bethanevans's picture
5

Forgot to rate!

bethanevans's picture
5

Tried this as a treat for breakfast last weekend. Yum! Didn't take long to prepare and was a delicious, indulgent way to start the day to help us to recover from a disturbed night's sleep thanks to our 5 month baby girl!

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