Bourbon Pecan Banana French Toast

OMG! If you love french toast and bananas foster, this is the best of both worlds. I went to IHOP with some family one day and they had Banana Foster French Toast which I immediately ordered and loved. This is an homage to both my moms french toast and theirs. I hope you love it!



Bourbon Pecan Banana French Toast

Yield: 3-4 Servings


  • 3-5 Pieces Thick Cut Brioche
  • 2-3 Whole eggs
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ cup Chopped Pecans
  • ½ cup Whiskey
  • 2 large Bananas
  • 1 stick Unsalted Butter
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • Pinch of salt.


  1. In a nonstick pan over medium heat, add the ½ stick butter and once melted, add the pecans.
  2. Cook for 30 seconds or so then add the brown sugar and bananas. Combine thoroughly.
  3. Add the vanilla and remove from the heat. Add the whiskey and cook out the alcohol for around 2 minutes and add the nutmeg, ½ tbsp of cinnamon and a pinch of salt.
  4. Cook until the mix looks like a glaze and remove from the heat.
  5. in a mixing bowl, add the eggs, heavy cream and remaining cinnamon.
  6. Place another nonstick pan over medium heat, add the remaining butter and once melted, dip the bread in the mix for 2-3 seconds, allow to drip off and add to the butter, cook until golden brown on both sides( approx.. 2 ½ minutes) and remove from the heat. Repeat with the remaining bread.
  7. Pour the banana pecan glaze over the toast and enjoy!

One Response

  1. It’s what we call in New Orleans Pain perdu. A few minor substitutions, cane sugar for brown, and rum for whiskey. Bananas first came to America through New Orleans.

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