Coconut Macadamia Nut French Toast

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup coconut, shredded
  • 12
    cup corn flakes, crushed
  • 14
    cup macadamia nuts, finely chopped
  • 4
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 12
    cup milk
  • 4
    (1 inch) thick center slices king's Hawaiian sweet bread, cut in half
  • vegetable oil or cooking spray
  • whipped cream (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine coconut, cornflake crumbs and macadamia nuts in shallow dish; set aside.
  • Mix eggs and milk in medium bowl with wire whisk until well blended.
  • Heat griddle over medium heat.
  • Grease with oil or cooking spray.
  • Dip (do not soak) bread slices in egg mixture, one or two at a time, coating both sides evenly.
  • Press one side of dipped bread into coconut mixture.
  • Cook coconut side of bread first until golden brown, taking care not to scorch coconut.
  • Turn; cook other side until golden brown and egg is set.
  • Repeat with remaining bread slices.
  • Serve with warm maple syrup or whipped cream, if desired.
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