French Toast with Crispy Bacon and Bananas

clock 10 minutes + 20 minutes bowl Serves 4


  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp caster sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 8 slices white toast bread
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 4 slices signature range bacon, grilled until crispy
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 100 ml maple syrup
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  • 1. Into a flattish bowl whisk the eggs, milk, cinnamon, sugar, vanilla and zest until well combined.

  • 2. In a frying pan melt one tablespoon butter until frothy.

  • 3. Dip one or two slices of bread depending on your pan size into the egg mixture and straight into the pan. Cook for 2 minutes then turn for another two. Remove and continue with the remaining bread.

  • 4. Serve the toast layered with banana crispy bacon and a generous drizzle of maple syrup.

  • TIP: French toast is the perfect way to use bread that is two or three days old and needs using.

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