Place the banana bread facing down on the hot griddle turn the heat to medium low this helps prevent the french toast from burning or caramelizing too quickly cook for about 2 minutes per side remove and keep warm in a 250 f oven repeat the cooking with the remaining pieces of banana bread.

Heat nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat cut banana bread into 1 inch thick slices in shallow dish or pan beat eggs and milk until well mixed coat bread slices on both sides with egg mixture place in hot skillet cook until golden brown on each side serve with buttermilk syrup and garnish with berries.

In a large skillet over medium heat melt butter working in batches coat banana bread with egg mixture for 30 seconds then place in heated skillet cook until golden 2 to 3 minutes per side.