a stack of fluffy french toast with a cornflake crust, banana foster syrup and a dollop of whipped cream

Cade's Bananas Foster French Toast

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
This is Cade's Bananas Foster French Toast recipe that we are totally obsessed with. The perfect french toast with the most delicious brown sugar banana syrup!


For the French Toast

  • 1 Loaf Brioche or Challah Bread
  • 2 Cups Cornflake Crumbs
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter plus more for the griddle
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 2/3 Cup Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Fresh Whipped Cream for Serving

For the Syrup

  • 3 Bananas sliced in half lengthwise
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter unsalted, divided
  • 1 Cup Dark Brown Sugar *light is fine
  • 1 Tablespoon Light Karo Syrup
  • 1 1/4 Cups of Water
  • Dash of Vanilla


  • Slice the bread and lay it out to begin to dry out a little.
  • In a cake pan, whisk together the eggs, butter, vanilla and sugar and milk.
  • Add the flour and salt and whisk again.
  • Place 6 slices of bread, or whatever fits into the pan and soak for 5 minutes, flip and repeat.
  • Meanwhile, heat a griddle over medium heat and butter the pan.
  • Place the cornflakes in a dish and take the dipped bread, letting it drip a little, and coat it in the cornflakes.
  • Transfer to the heated griddle and cook for a few minutes on each side until golden. Remove to a plate with foil and place in a 200* oven to keep warm.
  • Repeat with remaining bread
  • Serve with syrup and a dollop of whipped cream

For the Syrup

  • In a skillet with high sides, heat 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat
  • Place the bananas, cut side down on the pan and cook until golden, flip and cook a minute more then remove to a plate.
  • Add the remaining butter, brown sugar and corn syrup, as you whisk those together, slowly pour in the water and turn the heat to medium.
  • Allow to simmer until the liquid begins to reduce.
  • Add a dash of vanilla and the bananas and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Cade's Bananas Foster French Toast
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 596 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 143mg48%
Sodium 462mg20%
Carbohydrates 92g31%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 42g47%
Protein 11g22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.