Coconut Macadamia Nut French Toast

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  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins

Ingredients

1/2cup shredded coconut
1/2cup cornflake crumbs
1/4cup macadamia nuts, finely chopped
4-- eggs, lightly beaten
1/2cup milk
4-- (1-inch-thick) center slices King's Hawaiian Sweet Bread, cut in half
-- Vegetable oil or cooking spray
-- Maple syrup
-- Whipped cream, optional

Instructions

  1. Combine coconut, cornflake crumbs and macadamia nuts in shallow dish; set aside.
  2. Mix eggs and milk in medium bowl with wire whisk until well blended.
  3. Heat griddle over medium heat. Grease with oil or cooking spray.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Repeat with remaining bread slices.
  7. Serve with warm maple syrup or whipped cream, if desired.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 1270
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 58g
  • Saturated Fat 18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 22g
  • Cholesterol 435mg
  • Sodium 800mg
  • Potassium 600mg
  • Carbohydrate 151g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Sugars 43g
  • Protein 38g
  • Trans Fat 2.5g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 8%
  • Calcium 35%
  • Iron 60%
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