Banana Stuffed Crispy Peanut Butter French Toast for One

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Lauren Zembron
Lauren Zembronhttps://www.healthyfoodforliving.com/
I am a 34 year old living outside of Boston with my wonderful husband, energetic daughter, sweet son, and playful dog. I have degrees in both psychology and guidance counseling, and have worked in a variety of school settings. I strive to find a balance between the two basic food philosophies of “eat to live” and “live to eat“. I believe that food should be (and is!) one of the great pleasures of leading a healthy lifestyle.
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Would it sound obnoxious if I said this was the best french toast I’ve ever had?

Because it is, hands-down.

Banana Stuffed Crispy Peanut Butter French Toast for One

I completely lost interest in french toast for a while after watching this scene in Road Trip, but man am I glad I got over that revulsion… because this. Is. Amazing.

Banana Stuffed Crispy Peanut Butter French Toast for One

Creamy mashed banana is sandwiched between two slices of wicked good whole wheat bread, then the sandwich is soaked in a peanut butter “custard” and coated in crunchy Peanut Butter Puffins crumbs before being pan-fried to crispy golden-brown perfection.

Banana Stuffed Crispy Peanut Butter French Toast for One

A generous drizzle of maple syrup seals the deal.

Banana Stuffed Crispy Peanut Butter French Toast for One
Banana Stuffed Crispy Peanut Butter French Toast for One

My brain is already in overdrive thinking up variations on this absolutely delicious breakfast, so you can definitely expect to see more french toast posts in the near future!

Banana Stuffed Crispy Peanut Butter French Toast for One

Banana Stuffed Crispy Peanut Butter French Toast for One

by Lauren Zembron

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Keywords: fry breakfast banana bread peanut butter

Ingredients (1 serving)

  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1 medium-sized ripe banana, well-mashed
  • 1/4 cup milk (I used organic skim)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/8 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup Barbara’s Peanut Butter Puffins, finely crushed (I used a mini food processor to pulse the cereal into crumbs)
  • 1 tsp butter
  • pure maple syrup, preferably grade B, for serving

Instructions

Spread mashed banana evenly over one piece of bread. Top with second piece of bread to make a sandwich.

Whisk together the milk, egg white, vanilla extract, and peanut butter in a pie plate until well-mixed (a few lumps of peanut butter are okay).

Lay Puffins crumbs out onto another pie plate.

Dip sandwich into the peanut butter “custard”, allowing both sides to soak up the mixture for about 20 seconds or so.

Transfer custard-coated sandwich to the plate with the Puffins crumbs and press firmly to adhere.

Heat the butter in a nonstick skillet set over medium heat.

Place the crusted sandwich in the skillet and cook until golden brown and crisp on both sides, about 4-5 minutes total.

Serve french toast with maple syrup.

Nutritional Information without maple syrup (assuming bread is 90 calories per slice):

511.7 calories, 15.9 grams fat, 4.6 grams saturated fat, 10.7 grams fiber, 19.5 grams sugars, 22.1 grams protein

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