Recipe courtesy of Valley Green Inn
Show: The Best Of
Episode: Brunch
Total:
25 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
None

Ingredients

Directions

In a medium-hot pan, melt 2 ounces of butter. After butter melts, but before starting to brown, add walnuts. Reduce heat to medium and lightly cook walnuts until you begin to smell aroma of toasted nuts. Add bananas to walnuts. Cook approximately 3 to 5 minutes or until bananas begin to caramelize. Remove pan from heat (very important, do not add liqueur to pan while still on burner), add banana liqueur and return to heat. If pan is hot enough, let most of the liquid evaporate until removing from heat. Add maple syrup and set aside in serving container. Combine half-and-half, cinnamon, vanilla, eggs, sugar, pinch of salt in shallow bowl. Stir vigorously to combine cinnamon with mixture. Dip challah bread into egg mixture, make sure that bread soaks up liquid.

Heat pan to medium. Melt tablespoon of butter. After butter has melted and before it begins to brown, add 2 slices to pan. Gently lay bread into butter. After approximately 30 to 45 seconds, turn over 1 slice, place brie on cooked side of challah. Place other piece of challah bread on top of brie (uncooked side still facing up). Add more butter if necessary. Cook another minute, turn over, cook 1 more minute. Continue with the remaining bread and cheese in the same manner.

Place on a plate, spoon your syrup mixture on top and enjoy.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Baked French Toast with Blueberries

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Stuffed Cabbage

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

French Onion Soup

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Stuffed Mushrooms

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Galumpkis)

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Toasted Couscous Salad

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

French Onion Soup

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Stuffed Shells Bolognese

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Toasted Ravioli and Basic Ravioli Dough

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Trending Videos 5 Videos

Get the recipe

Crab Cupcakes 00:50

Make a splash with these too-cute cupcakes that are a cinch to assemble.

Similar Topics:

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking