Coconut French Toast Recipe

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Elevate your breakfast game with our delectable Coconut French Toast Recipe. Immerse yourself in the tropical flavors and enjoy a breakfast experience like no other!

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Coconut French Toast Recipe

Indulge in a slice of paradise as you savor the irresistible blend of flavors in our Coconut French Toast recipe!

Whether starting your day or treating yourself to a weekend brunch, this twist on a classic breakfast dish will elevate your mornings to a whole new level of culinary delight!

Tropical Coconut French Toast Recipe

The aroma of the bread gently fries and the coconut toasts is divine!

The toasted coconut, combined with the sweetness of the berries and maple syrup, is a symphony of flavors that dance on your palate, creating a harmonious balance of textures and tastes.

So prepare to embark on a breakfast journey like no other, where the taste of the tropics is just one bite away!

Ingredients for Coconut French Toast Slices of bread, coconut milk, eggs, shredded coconut, fresh fruit, coconut oil

Ingredients & Equipment Used In This Recipe

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Ingredients Needed For Coconut French Toast Recipe

  • Fresh ProduceFresh Berries (for serving)
  • DairyButter (for serving)
  • Other Fresh IngredientsLarge Eggs, (Stale) Sourdough Bread, or other sturdy bread of choice
  • PantrySalt
  • Coconut Oil
  • Coconut Milk
  • Pure Vanilla Extractalways buy good vanilla, as it makes a flavor difference.
  • Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
  • Pure Maple Syrupfor serving. Buy the good, 100% stuff; anything less is made up of flavorings and corn syrup.

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How Do I Make Coconut French Toast?

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Step 1 – Preheat: Heat your oven to 200°F/100°C/Gas ¼ (or the lowest your oven will go) to keep the French toast warm while you cook in batches).

Heat a large non-stick pan or skillet over medium heat. Add coconut oil.

Step 2 – Make Batter: Whisk the eggs, coconut milk, vanilla, and salt in a shallow dish. Place shredded coconut in a separate shallow dish.

Step 3 – Dip Bread: Dip each slice of bread into the egg batter, turning to coat both sides. Transfer to the dish of coconut and press lightly. Flip to coat bread with shredded coconut evenly on both sides.

Step 4 – Cook Bread: Add the dipped bread to the hot skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes per side until golden and crisp on both sides.

Place cooked slices of French toast on a cooling rack over a sheet pan and transfer to the oven to keep warm.

Continue working in batches until all pieces of bread are cooked.

Step 5 – Serve: Plate 2 slices of French toast per person. Top as desired with butter, maple syrup, and fresh berries. Enjoy!

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Coconut French Toast Recipe

Coconut French Toast

Michelle Ordever
Treat yourself to a breakfast getaway with this Coconut French Toast Recipe! The combination of fluffy bread, rich coconut milk, and crispy shredded coconut creates a symphony of flavors and textures.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Breakfast & Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 823 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 8 thick slices stale sourdough bread or any sturdy bread of choice
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 4 tsp butter for serving
  • 4 Tbsp real maple syrup for serving
  • 2 cups fresh berries for serving

Instructions
 

  • Heat your oven to 200°F/100°C/Gas ¼ (or the lowest your oven will go) for keeping the French toast warm while you cook in batches). Heat a large non-stick pan or skillet over medium heat. Add coconut oil.
  • Whisk the eggs, coconut milk, vanilla, and salt in a shallow dish. Place shredded coconut in a separate shallow dish.
  • Dip each slice of bread into the egg batter, turning to coat both sides. Transfer to the dish of coconut and press lightly. Flip to coat bread with shredded coconut evenly on both sides.
  • Add the dipped bread to the hot skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes per side until golden and crisp on both sides.
  • Place cooked slices of French toast on a cooling rack over a sheet pan and transfer to the oven to keep warm. Continue working in batches until all pieces of bread are cooked.
  • Plate 2 slices of French toast per person. Top as desired with butter, maple syrup, and fresh berries. Enjoy!

    Coconut French Toast Recipe

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 823kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 196mg | Sodium: 1036mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 24g

Nutritional information is always approximate and will depend on the quality of ingredients used and serving sizes. If you need exact calories and macros, please do your own calculations.

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