Peanut Butter and Banana Stuffed French Toast
By Paula Deen
- Prep time: 20 minutes
- Cook time: 20 minutes
- Servings: 20
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/4 teaspoons sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1 peeled and thinly sliced banana
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 8 slices white bread
- 1/2 cup granola
- 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- maple syrup
Preheat oven to 350 °F. Place the granola in a shallow bowl; set aside.
Spread each slice of bread with peanut butter. Drizzle honey evenly over peanut butter. Divide the banana slices among four slices of the bread; top with the remaining bread, peanut butter sides down. Remove the crusts and tightly pinch the edges of each sandwich together to seal.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Soak each sandwich in the egg mixture for 5 seconds. Roll the edges of each sandwich in granola.
In a large skillet, heat the butter over medium-high heat. Add the sandwiches, working in batches if necessary; cook about 2 minutes per side or until golden. Transfer the sandwiches to a baking sheet; bake for 10 minutes. Serve immediately with maple syrup.