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Chocolate Chip, Banana and Coconut French Toast

Chocolate Chip, Banana and Coconut French Toast

Our weekend breakfasts are fancy breakfasts. Since we have a little bit of more time to play around in the kitchen, we make sweet treats to start off the day. Bunches and bunches of bananas are a staple in our home and we must find a way to incorporate them into as many meals as we can. This French toast always does the trick when you find lonesome banana in your fruit basket. The chocolate chips always add a nice kid-friendly touch to this very popular breakfast dish in our home.

by Ericka Sanchez

What you'll need

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 6 slices Challah bread
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1/3 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut

How to make it

  1. In a medium bowl, beat egg, milk and vanilla.
  2. Melt butter in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  3. Coat bread slices in egg mixture and fry on both sides.
  4. Place fried slice of bread on a serving plate, spread with mashed banana and sprinkle with chocolate chips while still warm.  Repeat with remaining fried slices.
  5. Sprinkle with chopped pecans and shredded coconut.

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