Crunchy Coconut French Toast

Crunchy Coconut French Toast

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 4
Coated with shredded coconut and crushed corn flakes, this French toast gives breakfast a delectable crunch.


  • 1 cup corn or bran flakes, crushed
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon 5-spice powder or ground cinnamon
  • 4 slices whole grain bread
  • Pure maple syrup


  1. On a large plate, combine cereal and coconut. Set aside.
  2. In a shallow baking dish, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, and 5-spice or cinnamon.
  3. Preheat griddle to medium-high or place a skillet over medium-high heat. Grease griddle or skillet.
  4. Dip bread, a piece or two at a time, in egg mixture, turning to coat and allowing bread to absorb egg mixture.
  5. Then dip in cereal mixture, turning to coat both sides.
  6. Cook for 3 minutes. Turn and cook an additional 3 minutes or until both sides are lightly browned and bread is cooked through.
  7. Serve with syrup and toppings of your choice.


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