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Coconut French Toast

This coconut French toast is coated with coconut flakes for a special breakfast treat. —Charlotte Baillargeon, Hinsdale, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    7 servings


  • 12 large eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 14 slices day-old bread
  • 1 package (7 ounces) sweetened shredded coconut
  • Maple syrup, optional


  • In a large bowl, beat eggs; add milk, sugar and cinnamon. Add bread, a few slices at a time; let soak for 1 minute on each side. Coat both sides with coconut. Place on greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 475° for 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through. Serve with syrup if desired.

Coconut French Toast Tips

Can you use coconut milk in coconut French toast?

Yes. You can substitute coconut milk for the dairy milk in this recipe or use a bit of each.

What goes well with coconut French toast?

Serve this coconut French toast with new takes on classic breakfast sides, such as Tropical Fruit Salad, Turkey Sausage Patties or Banana Macadamia Muffins.

Can I make this coconut French toast recipe on the stovetop?

Yes, you can prepare this recipe on the stovetop. Soak the bread slices in the egg mixture and coat in coconut as directed. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of butter or coconut oil over medium heat. Cook the bread in batches until golden brown, roughly 3 to 4 minutes per side. See this French toast recipe for specifics.

Research contributed by Mark Hagen, Taste of Home Executive Editor
Nutrition Facts
2 pieces: 435 calories, 22g fat (13g saturated fat), 371mg cholesterol, 473mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 17g protein.
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  • redhen1970
    May 29, 2018

    This. Is . Amazing. . I had this at at restaurant not ttoo long ago and needed to find the perfect recipe to duplicate it. Perfect. Thank you!!!!

  • VictoriaElaine
    Nov 11, 2012

    This is really good & comes together quickly. I halved the recipe. Baking them in the oven is a real time saver over frying them on the stove.

  • mshottie305
    Nov 1, 2012

    quick, easy and delicious

  • kathismom
    Apr 1, 2011

    Why would the person who doesn't like cocount french toast, even make it??

  • Zekesgirl97
    Mar 3, 2011

    For all coconut lovers out there, yum!! I also serve this with Coconut Syrup from Hawaii and it's out of this world. For the reviewer who doesn't like coconut - Why would you even review this recipe if you don't like coconut?

  • snowhater
    Dec 24, 2010

    i love coconut! this is so good with raspberry jam on top-yum

  • karadmiller
    Nov 21, 2010

    This was a very nice change to the regular french toast that I make often... problem I came across is that one slice is so filling I didn't have enough people to eat the rest. I only made 6 slices. Will be changing this recipe to adding some vanilla or coconut extract to highten flavor.

  • Anonymous
    Jan 26, 2010

    No comment left

  • annalisa_harmon
    Jan 21, 2010

    This was great!

  • tankala13
    Jan 21, 2010

    i don't like coconut with French Toast.