NILLA Bananas Foster "French Toast" Bake

178  Ratings
  • 25 min prep
  • 50 min total
  • Makes 9 servings, about 3/4 cup each.

NILLA Bananas Foster "French Toast" Bake Recipe


  • 70 NILLA Wafers
  • 1/4 cup walnut pieces
  • 5 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 bananas


  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Place  wafers evenly in 1-1/2-qt. casserole dish sprayed with cooking spray; sprinkle with nuts.
  • Whisk  eggs, milk, granulated sugar and spices until blended; pour over ingredients in casserole dish. If necessary, use back of spoon to gently press wafers into egg mixture so all are evenly coated with egg mixture.
  • Bake  30 to 35 min. or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile,  cook butter and brown sugar in large skillet on medium heat until butter is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring occasionally. Stir in maple syrup. Bring to boil; reduce heat to low. Slice bananas; add to skillet. Stir to evenly coat banana slices with sugar mixture. Cook and stir 1 to 2 min. or until heated through.
  • Serve  "French Toast" topped with banana mixture.

Recipe Tips

Size WiseThis dessert is the perfect complement to a weekend brunch or bridal shower menu.

SubstitutePrepare using maple-flavored or pancake syrup.

SubstitutePrepare using pecan pieces.


Nutrition Information

Makes 9 servings, about 3/4 cup each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 320 
    • Total fat 13 g
    • Saturated fat 4.5 g
    • Cholesterol 115 mg
    • Sodium 190 mg
    • Carbohydrate 45 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 31 g
    •     Includes added sugars 25 g
    • Protein 7 g
    • Vitamin A 10 %DV
    • Vitamin C 2 %DV
    • Vitamin D 4 %DV
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 8 %DV
    • Potassium 6 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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