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The ultimate breakfast at our house is French toast with warm bananas and Nutella. Pass it around with confectioners' sugar, maple syrup and fresh mint. -Charlene Chambers, Ormond Beach, Florida

Provided by @MakeItYours

Number Of Ingredients 12

8 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup Nutella
1 medium banana, halved lengthwise and sliced
4 teaspoons brown sugar
4 large eggs
1 cup 2% milk
1/4 cup hazelnut liqueur
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter
Optional toppings: confectioners' sugar, maple syrup, fresh mint leaves, additional banana slices and additional Nutella


  • On each of four bread slices, spread cream cheese and Nutella to within 1/2 in. of edges. Top with banana slices, brown sugar and remaining bread. In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs, milk, liqueur, cinnamon and vanilla., In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-low heat. Dip both sides of sandwiches in egg mixture, allowing each side to soak 30 seconds. Place sandwiches in skillet; toast each side 4-5 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with toppings as desired.

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