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.

Chocolate-Banana French Toast Bake
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Bake Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs


  • 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

  • cup half-and-half

  • Powdered sugar (optional)

  • Maple syrup, warmed


  1. 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.

  2. In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, and half-and-half. Pour egg mixture over sandwich pieces. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours.

  3. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

382 Calories
14g Fat
53g Carbs
10g Protein
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.

Related Articles