Fresh and Fruity Coconut French Toast - a2 Milk™

Fresh and Fruity Coconut French Toast

You know you’re looking at an absolutely delicious recipe when it’s got numerous names and many different countries claiming it as theirs. This particular recipe is known as eggy bread, French toast, Bombay toast, German toast, Eggs-oh-Lay…this list goes on. We’re calling it by its most common name – French toast.

Whatever you want to call it, one thing is for certain; French toast is a real treat – in fact, we think it’s actually what weekends are made for!

Our a2 Milk™ recipe for French toast uses wholegrain bread because it works just as well as regular white bread, but it will keep you fuller for longer. We’ve then piled it high with fruity goodness and coconut shavings for an exotic and healthy twist. So go on…. treat yourself!

Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients: 

  • 4 eggs
  • 200ml Semi-Skimmed a2 Milk™
  • 20g unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
  • 8 slices day old wholegrain bread
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 250g strawberries, sliced
  • 75g raspberries
  • 75g blackberries
  • 40g coconut flakes
  • 75ml honey

Directions:

  • Whisk together the eggs, Semi-Skimmed a2 Milk™, desiccated coconut, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in shallow bowl.
  • Melt half the coconut oil in a large non-stick frying pan set over a medium heat. Working in four batches, dip the bread slices in the egg mixture and add to the pan, then cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown, adding the remaining coconut oil as necessary.
  • Serve the French toast with strawberries, raspberries and blackberries, coconut flakes and a drizzle of honey.
  • Toast flaked coconut if desired in a moderate oven on a parchment paper-lined baking tray until lightly golden.

Tip: Substitute honey with maple syrup.

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