Sweet Sausage French Toast Casserole With Caramelized Bananas

Recipe by LAURIE
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease 8x8 square baking dish.
  • Fit 4 bread slices into the bottom of the pan.
  • Crumble sausage over the bread in the pan.
  • Top with remaining 4 slices bread.
  • Beat eggs together then add the milk, cinnamon and ginger.
  • Pour over the bread in the pan, covering completely.
  • Cover tightly and refrigerate at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours.
  • Remove from refrigerator 1 hour before baking.
  • Bake at 350°F for 60 minutes or just until the middle is set.
  • After casserole has baked for 35 minutes, start making the banana sauce.
  • Melt stick of butter over medium heat in a skillet.
  • Stir in the brown sugar and heat until bubbly, stirring so as not to stick or burn.
  • Reduce heat to low and slice bananas about 1/4 inch thick into the skillet.
  • Continue to cook and stir occasionally until bananas are reducing in size and are becoming caramelized.
  • Keep sauce warm.
  • Remove casserole from oven and let set for 5 minutes.
  • Cut into squares and top with warm banana sauce ladled over the top.
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