Recipes and Cooking Chocolate-Banana French Toast Bake If you crave a little sweetness and decadence at breakfastime, you can't do any better than this indulgent French toast bake. Chocolate-hazelnut spread, French bread, and fresh bananas make this recipe too good to pass up. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 7, 2018 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 20 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Bake Time: 40 mins Total Time: 3 hrs Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 1/2-inch slices soft French bread ½ cup chocolate-hazelnut spread 1 ½ cup sliced bananas 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup milk ⅓ cup half-and-half Powdered sugar (optional) Maple syrup, warmed Directions Grease a 2-qt. rectangular baking dish. Spread half of the bread slices with chocolate-hazelnut spread. Top with bananas and remaining bread slices. Cut sandwiches into quarters. Place, cut sides up, in prepared baking dish. In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, and half-and-half. Pour egg mixture over sandwich pieces. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours. Preheat oven to 375°. Bake, uncovered, 40 to 45 minutes or until golden and a knife comes out clean. If desired, dust with powdered sugar and serve with warm maple syrup. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 382 Calories 14g Fat 53g Carbs 10g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 382 % Daily Value * Total Fat 14g 18% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 132mg 44% Sodium 274mg 12% Total Carbohydrate 53g 19% Total Sugars 28g Protein 10g Vitamin C 3.6mg 18% Calcium 121mg 9% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 342mg 7% Folate, total 66.7mcg Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.