Caramel Banana Baked French Toast

(from Thentheresjess’s recipe box)

Source: RecipeThing user castro15

Categories: Breakfast


  • 12 oz. jar caramel topping, divided
  • 16 oz. loaf French bread, cut into 1-inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed
  • Sliced bananas
  • Garnish: chopped pecans


  1. Spray a slow cooker with cooking spray.

  2. Spread a thin layer of 1/2 cup caramel onto one side of each bread slice. Arrange slices, caramel side up, in even layers in slow cooker. Sprinkle with pecans.

  3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, cinnamon, vanilla, salt and nutmeg. Pour mixture all over bread. Dot with butter.

  4. Cover and cook on HIGH until cooked through, about 2 hours. Serve with bananas and remaining caramel. Garnish with pecans.

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