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Pumpkin Banana Bread French Toast

Homemade pumpkin banana bread is sliced and dunked into eggs, milk, and vanilla to make French toast! Topped with maple syrup!
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 5 -6 servings of 2 slices

Ingredients

Pumpkin Banana Bread:

  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1/3 c. oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 c. buttermilk or sour milk
  • 3 bananas mashed

French toast:

  • 2 whole eggs + 3 whites
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • splash of milk
  • butter
  • maple syrup

Instructions

To make bread:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, and pumpkin.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the sugar mixture alternately with the buttermilk, beating until just combined.
  4. Fold in the mashed bananas.
  5. Pour batter into a greased 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 55-65 min, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool.

To prepare french toast:

  1. Once bread cools, slice it into approximately 3/4-inch slices, or about 10-12 even slices.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the whole eggs, egg whites, vanilla, cinnamon, and splash of milk.
  3. Dunk each side of the bread into the egg mixture, allowing a few seconds for it to soak in.
  4. In a large saucepan on medium heat, cook bread slices for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until lightly browned.
  5. Serve with a pat of butter and a drizzle of maple syrup!