Disney Recipe: Banana Bread French Toast from Whispering Canyon Cafe at Wilderness Lodge

Many people were displeased with Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge when they got rid of the cinnamon french toast, but they put in a very good replacement. The Banana Bread French Toast with Bananas Foster Sauce is even better, and well worth trying to make at home so you don’t have to go without.

Called the “House-Made” Banana Bread French Toast, you can make it at your house without too much effort.

This Disney Recipe is one that everyone should try and get some Banana Bread French Toast into their everyday lives.

It’s a recipe that could take some time so make sure you get an early start on it. This recipe yields 6-8 servings.


Banana Bread

  • 1/4 Lb Sugar
  • 1/4 Oz Baking Powder
  • 1 Oz Shortening
  • 1/16 Oz Salt
  • 1/2 Lb All-purpose Flour
  • 3/8 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/8 Cup Liquid Eggs Substitute
  • 1/2 Lb Bananas
  • 1/8 Oz Vanilla Extract

Bananas Foster Sauce

  • 1 1/4 Lbs Bananas, sliced
  • 1 1/4 Lbs Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 Lbs Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Tbsp Buttered Rum extract
  • 4 Oz Water
  • 1/2 Tbsp Kosher Salt

French Toast Batter

  • 6 Each Eggs, Large
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract


Banana Bread

1.) Preheat oven to 350°F.

2.) Cream together sugar, baking powder, shortening, and salt, for 5 minutes. Scrape bowl well.

3.) Add flower, buttermilk, and eggs and mix until incorporated, about 1 minute.

4.) Add bananas and mix until blended.

5.) Pour into baking pan sprayed with cooking spray.

6.) Bake at 350°F about 40 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.

7.) Cool slightly in the pan, then turn out onto a rack to cool further, and set aside.

Bananas Foster Sauce

1.) Put sugar in a pan over medium heat and bring to a soft ball stage. Reduce heat and whisk in the softened butter.

2.) Add bananas and bring to a simmer.

3.) Remove the mixture to a blender or food processor and purée. Add Buttered Rum extract.

4.) Set aside.

5.) Save any unused sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

French Toast

1.) Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Whisk until sugar is dissolved.

2.) Store any unused batter in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Banana Bread French Toast with Bananas Foster Sauce

1.) Slice the Banana Bread into thick slices, about 10 slices per loaf typically.

2.) Preheat a griddle, and butter the griddle.

3.) Dip the Banana Bread slices into the Pancake Batter. Drain excess of the slices.

4.) Place the slices onto the buttered griddle and cook until done and a nice golden brown.

5.) Serve 2-3 slices with powdered sugar sprinkled over top of it. Serve Bananas Foster Sauce on the side.

Banana Bread French Toast Disney Whispering Canyon

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