This Bananas Foster Baked French Toast is so amazingly delicious. Made with cinnamon bread, fresh bananas, and pecans, this makes a perfect breakfast treat.
8cupscubed cinnamon breadcut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 1 loaf)
1 1/2cupsreal maple syrup
6ripe bananascut into 1/2-inch slices
Spray bottom of 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange bread cubes in baking dish. In a large bowl, beat eggs, milk and 1/2 cup of the maple syrup with a wire whisk. Pour over bread in baking dish. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover; bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown along edges. Let stand 7 to 10 minutes before serving.
Meanwhile, in a medium microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1 cup maple syrup uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until warm. Stir in rum extract.
Sprinkle banana slices and pecans evenly over bread; drizzle with the warmed syrup mixture. Serve immediately with remaining syrup.
Total time does not include time it sits overnight, this can be however long you'd prefer.