I didn't think the name coconut French toast did this justice, and while certainly not pie-like, the flavor profile was kind of close, and I was very pleased with the results. The staler your bread, the better this will turn out! Garnish with maple syrup, fresh mango, and lime juice.

prep:
10 mins
cook:
13 mins
total:
38 mins
stand:
15 mins
Servings:
3
Max Servings:
3
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Place whole egg and egg yolk in a bowl. Add coconut milk, sugar, vanilla extract, and nutmeg; whisk until batter is combined.

  • Soak bread halves in batter, tossing every 2 to 3 minutes to ensure they are absorbing the batter evenly, 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Place soaked bread in a single layer in the skillet. Cook until richly browned, crispy, and cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes per side.

  • Toast coconut flakes in a dry skillet until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle over bread.

Cook's Note:

Use a French country loaf rather than a baguette to get nice big slices. Italian bread can be substituted for the French bread if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

327.76 calories; 8 g protein; 23.32 g carbohydrates; 1.83 g dietary-fiber; 2.88 g sugars; 23.28 g fat; 15.59 g saturated-fat; 160.81 mg cholesterol; 516.16 IU vitamin-a-iu; 3.36 mg niacin-equivalents; 0.1 mg vitamin-b6; 0.39 mg vitamin-c; 72.26 mcg folate; 40.98 mg calcium; 2.7 mg iron; 28.08 mg magnesium; 154.76 mg potassium; 340.08 mg sodium; 0.21 mg thiamin; 209.54 calories-from-fat; 27 percent-of-calories-from-carbs; 62 percent-of-calories-from-fat; 9 percent-of-calories-from-protein; 41 percent-of-calories-from-sat-fat


Reviews (3)

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Most helpful positive review

Pat
08/26/2018
wow has turned into a breakfast staple and now it's inviting friends over to try it really good worth time worth the effort watch the video learn how it's done and you will not be disappointed

Most helpful critical review

Anonymous
07/02/2018
This was very good. I pretty much always make French Toast this way except for using heavy cream rather than coconut milk. I usually top with our great local strawberries so the mangoes were a nice change of pace.
5 Ratings
Anonymous
07/02/2018
This was very good. I pretty much always make French Toast this way except for using heavy cream rather than coconut milk. I usually top with our great local strawberries so the mangoes were a nice change of pace.
billy
11/17/2017
Good although my day-old french bread did not absorb nearly enough of the batter. Make sure your bread is at least a few days stale. Soaking overnight might also help.
Pat
08/26/2018
wow has turned into a breakfast staple and now it's inviting friends over to try it really good worth time worth the effort watch the video learn how it's done and you will not be disappointed