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Make-Ahead Maple-Banana French Toast

12:30:00 8 servings, 1 French toast slice (96 g) and 1/4 cup sauce (50 mL) each
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8 servings, 1 French toast slice (96 g) and 1/4 cup sauce (50 mL) each

Prepare this irresistible make-ahead dish next time you have overnight guests. The cream cheese teams up with the eggs to produce fluffy French toast. And the warm maple-banana sauce is the perfect topping.

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  • Blend eggs, milk and 1/4 cup syrup in blender until well blended. Add cream cheese product; blend until smooth. Pour into 13x9-inch dish. Dip both sides of each bread slice in egg mixture, then arrange in same dish, stacking slices to fit; cover. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Heat oven to 400°F. Brush 1 tsp. of the butter onto nonstick baking sheet. Transfer bread slices to baking sheet, letting excess egg mixture drip back into dish before placing bread in single layer on baking sheet. Discard leftover egg mixture.
  • Bake 12 to 15 min. or until bread is puffed and golden, turning slices over after 8 min.
  • Meanwhile, melt remaining butter in medium skillet on medium heat. Stir in sugar, then remaining maple syrup; cook and stir 2 min. or until sugar is dissolved. Add bananas; stir to coat. Cook 1 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently.
  • Serve French toast topped with sauce.


To prepare as a casserole, cut each bread slice diagonally in half before soaking in egg mixture. Arrange, in overlapping rows, in baking dish; cover with foil. Refrigerate overnight. When ready to serve, bake, covered, 50 min. or until centre is set and top is lightly browned, uncovering after 30 min. Cut into squares to serve.


  • 8 servings, 1 French toast slice (96 g) and 1/4 cup sauce (50 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 French toast slice (96 g) and 1/4 cup sauce (50 mL) each
Calories 410
% Daily Value
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 180mg
Sodium 420mg
Carbohydrate 55g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 34g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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