This recipe came out sooooo delicious that I had to share with you. It’s healthier and a delicious way to make french toast without all the calories and fat! Did you know that normally diners french toast can be as much as 1400 plus calories and over 2000 mg of sodium and 70 g of fat!! Thats crazy…. This recipe saves you over 1000 calories. Wooho…Hope you all give it a try.
2 tbsp unsalted butter
1/4 cup bourbon (divided)
1/4 cup brown sugar or Agave
1/4 cup crushed walnuts
2 ripe yet firm bananas (sliced)
1 cup 2% milk or almond milk
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp vanilla extract
8 sliced of whole wheat bread
pinch of dry cranberries for garnish
Heat the butter in a medium size non stick pan over medium heat. Add 2 tbsp of bourbon, add all the brown sugar (stir until melted) or agave. Cook for a few minutes until it begins to bubble in pot. Then add the walnuts which you cook for about 2 minutes before adding the bananas. Heat through and then stir in 1/4 cup of milk. Low down heat and keep warm on the side.
In a bowl whisk together the remaining 3/4 cup of milk, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla and the rest of the bourbon (2 tbsp). Heat a large non stick skillet/fry pan over medium heat. When hot spry non stick light cooking spray. Take 2 slices of bread at a time and dip/soak into bourbon egg mixture. Let soak for about 30 seconds on each side before adding to skillet/fry pan. Cook until golden brown on one side, flip over and cook on the other side for about 3 minutes until golden brown as well.
Once cooked serve with warm banana walnut mixture as topping..and add dry cranberries as garnish