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Rustic Banana Bake

Rustic Banana Bake


Banana Glaze:
• ½ cup butter
• ¾ cup brown sugar
• 1 teaspoon cinnamon
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 4 bananas, sliced
• 6 eggs
• ¾ cup brown sugar
• 1 teaspoon cinnamon
• ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 1 cup heavy cream
• 1 cup milk
• 5 slices of Turano Rustic Italian cut into 1 inch (2 1/2 cm) cubes
• powdered sugar


• Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C).
• Over medium-high heat, melt butter and stir together brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Bring to a simmer and add the sliced bananas.
• In a large bowl, whisk 8 eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, heavy cream, and milk.
• Add the cubes of French bread, and gently stir until the bread has soaked up all the liquid.
• Pour the bread into a greased 9x13 inch (23x33 cm) baking dish. Top with the banana and sugar glaze.
• Bake for 45-50 minutes until golden brown and slightly crispy around the edges and top. (Times and temperatures may vary based on oven).
• Serve with powdered sugar on top.
• Enjoy!

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