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Banana French toast bake

7
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
55 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Playing host can sometimes mean you end up tied to the kitchen, but this hands-off bake takes the fuss out of making French toast

Ingredients

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Wholemeal bread, sliced

12 slice(s), medium, quartered

Semi Skimmed Milk

250 ml

Maple Syrup

125 g

Egg, whole, raw

6 large, raw

Medium fat soft cheese

120 g

Banana(s)

4 medium, ripe

Vanilla Extract

1 teaspoons, level

Lemon Juice, Fresh

2 teaspoons

Ground Nutmeg

½ teaspoons, level

Ground Cinnamon

½ teaspoons, level

Salt

¼ teaspoons

Icing Sugar

45 g

Raspberries

1 portion(s)

Blueberries

1 portion(s), medium

Blackberries

1 portion(s), medium

Strawberries

1 portion(s), medium

Instructions

  1. Mist a 20cm x 30cm nonstick baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange the bread triangles in the dish in a single layer, ensuring they overlap slightly.
  2. Put the milk, maple syrup, eggs, soft cheese, 2 of the bananas, the vanilla, lemon juice, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt into a blender and blitz for 1-2 minutes, until smooth. Carefully pour the mixture over the bread slices, ensuring the slices are completely saturated. Cover with clingfilm then chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas mark 4. Thinly slice the remaining bananas and tuck between the bread slices. Cover with kitchen foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for a final 10 minutes, until golden.
  4. Dust over the icing sugar and serve with the mixed berries on the side.

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