Dairy Farmers of Canada

Banana French Toast

This recipe is taken from the 1999 Milk Calendar. Go bananas anytime, any day! A delicious new twist on an old favourite.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 5 min - 10 min
  • Refrigeration: 3 h
Yields 4 - 6 servings
banana french toast


  • 2 cups (500 mL) Milk
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 ripe banana peeled and slices
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) frozen orange juice concentrate thawed
  • 12 slices day-old bread
  • Butter
  • Orange segments or sliced bananas
  • Maple syrup
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In a blender or food processor, blend milk, eggs, banana, honey and juice concentrate at high speed until smooth; set aside.

Arrange a single layer of bread in a large dish or stack bread 3 high in a smaller dish. Pour mixture over each slice of bread, turning slices over once. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hrs, but preferably overnight.

In a large fry pan, melt a small amount of butter over medium heat. Cook bread until golden on both sides, adding more butter to pan as needed. Serve with orange segments or sliced bananas and maple syrup.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 413 Calories
Protein: 14 g
Carbohydrate: 54 g
Fat: 16 g
Fibre: 2.1 g
Sodium: 517 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 18 % / 199 mg
Folate: 48 %
Riboflavin: 38 %
Selenium: 70 %
Vitamin C: 32 %