Coconut French Toast with Bourbon Bananas

By Yasmin H – North Vancouver, BC
Coconut French Toast with Bourbon Bananas
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 35
  • Servings: 2

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About this Recipe

This is a truly decadent breakfast or dessert, whichever you choose. Serve with a great cup of coffee.


4 slices Dempster's white bread- stale bread is best
2 eggs
.5 cup whole milk
.5 tsp cinnamon
1 pinch nutmeg
.5 cup unsweetened dessicated coconut
3 tbsp butter-for frying French Toast
.75 cup white sugar-for caramel sauce
.3 cup water-for caramel sauce
2 tbsp butter-for caramel sauce
.5 cup whip cream-for caramel sauce
1 pinch salt-for caramel sauce
2 tbsp butter-for Bourban bananas
1 tbsp brown sugar-for Bourban bananas
2 tbsp Bourbon- for Bourban bananas
2 firm bananas-chopped-for Bourban bananas
.5 cup whipped cream-for garnish
4 mint sprigs- for garnish
4 strawberries-for garnish
8 pecans-for topping
2 tbsp icing sugar-for topping


In a shallow dish whisk your eggs, milk, cinnamon and nutmeg together. In another shallow dish place coconut. Heat up fry pan with 1 tbsp butter. Place bread in egg mixture, turn to coat and then place into coconut, turn to coat. Fry on both sides until golden brown. Repeat these steps for 3 other slices of bread. Use more butter for frying as needed. Place finished French Toast slices in heated oven to keep warm.

Make a caramel sauce: In small saucepan, add white sugar and water, bring to boil. Boil until it becomes amber in color. Carefully add butter, whip cream and salt stirring for 2 minutes. It should be thickened and amber or golden in color.Take of heat. Set aside.

Make Bourbon bananas: In fry pan add brown sugar and butter until melted, add chopped bananas, stir to combine. Add Bourbon, gently stirring and cook on low 2 minutes. Try not to break up bananas.

Plate 2 pieces of warmed French Toast per serving. Cut into quarters. Add half Bananas over French Toast per serving, add 4 pecans per serving, drizzle half caramel sauce over bananas and pecans. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp icing sugar per serving.

Garnish your plates: 1 large Dollop of whipping cream, 2 Strawberries, 2 mint leaves per plate.



If the caramel sauce hardens before you drizzle it over French Toast, reheat it in microwave to soften.

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