Skinny Banana French Toast Bake

Skinny Banana French Toast Bake1

Ingredients

6 whole wheat hamburger buns
3 very ripe bananas
2 eggs
¼ cup brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp Stevia (or your favorite sweetener)
8 oz package ⅓ less-fat cream cheese
4 egg whites
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
¼ cup sugar-free maple syrup
Optional*:
1 tsp banana extract
*Optional ingredients are not included in nutrition calculations.

Directions

1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2 Cut buns into 1-inch cubes. Place half of cubes into a 13″ x 9″ casserole dish coated with non-stick cooking spray.
3 In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sweetener (sugar or Stevia) until well mixed.
4 Using a tsp, drop cream cheese mixture evenly onto hamburger buns.
5 Cover cream cheese and buns with the remaining ½ of cubed hamburger buns.
6 Slice bananas and place on top of hamburger cubes in casserole dish.
7 In a large bowl, add eggs and egg whites and whisk.
8 Next, add in almond milk, maple syrup, brown sugar, cinnamon and optional banana extract.
9 Whisk all ingredients together until well mixed. Pour mixture over bananas and hamburger buns to cover.
10 Cover and refrigerate for 7-8 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator 15-20 minutes before baking.
11 Cover with foil and bake for 20-25 minutes, rotating the casserole dish in the oven at the halfway point. Uncover and bake for an additional 20-25 minutes, again, rotating the casserole dish in the oven at the halfway point, until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (1/8 of bake)
Calories: 259
Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat : 2g
Carbohydrates: 38g
Fiber: 4g
Sugars: 15g
Protein: 12g

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