Banana Pistachio French Toast


banana french toast



4 servings



1 cup Sugar

½ cup Shortening

2 Eggs

1 tablespoon Milk

2 cups Flour

1 teaspoon Baking soda

¼ teaspoon Salt

1 cup Mashed banana

1 cup Coarsely chopped, natural American pistachios



2 Eggs, beaten

1 teaspoon Nutmeg


Beat sugar with shortening, eggs and milk until smooth.  Mix flour, baking soda and salt.  Mix into first mixture.  Fold in bananas and add ¾-cup pistachios.  Turn into greased 8½ x 4½ -inch loaf pan.  Sprinkle remaining pistachios on top.  Bake at 350°F., for 1 hour or until a pick comes out dry.  Cover bread loosely with foil when it gets to desired color, and continue baking.

Cut ¾-inch thick slices of pistachio banana bread. Dip in well-beaten egg until saturated; fry in buttered pan until golden, turning once.