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four halves of waffle iron banana stuffed french toast with nutella spread on top with sliced strawberries and toasted pecans all sitting on a white plate
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5 from 9 votes

Waffle Iron Stuffed French Toast with Nutella® hazelnut spread

What are you making for breakfast this weekend?  Why not try this simple yet elegant breakfast of Waffle Iron French Toast with Nutella, pecans and strawberries.  Your family will be glad you did!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, french toast recipe, nutella
Servings: 4 (1 slice per serving)
Calories: 652kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley


French Toast

  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 bananas sliced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 banana mashed to puree
  • teaspoon sea salt


  • 2 tablespoons Nutella® hazelnut spread
  • 1 cup strawberries sliced
  • ½ cup pecans toasted


  • Mash banana into a puree.  Add milk, eggs, vanilla and salt and whisk until fully blended.
  • Place 4 slices of bread on a cookie sheet and add bananas to each slice of bread keeping them about ½ an inch from the crust. 
  • Add top slice of bread 
  • Dip each prepared sandwich into the egg mixture for 3-4 seconds or enough time to get the bread fully immersed in the egg batter.  Do these one at a time.
  • Place each sandwich on your waffle iron.  If your waffle iron is large enough you can get two on at the same time.  Place the sandwich on a diagonal if possible to create an interesting grate pattern.
  • Gently remove each french toast sandwich from the waffle iron and place on serving dish and begin to assemble them as you continue cooking the remainder of the French toast.


  • Place French toast on a plate, spread Nutella on top of French toast not completely covering the entire top so you can see the waffling.
  • Top with pecans, and sliced strawberries.   Serve immediately


Calories: 652kcal | Carbohydrates: 104g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 783mg | Potassium: 698mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 29.1mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 6.2mg