Banana Coconut French Toast with Fruit Compote Recipe from Chef Malena
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 4
  • For French Toast:
  • 8 pieces of firm, whole wheat bread
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • For Compote:
  • 1 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 2 apples, cored and diced
  • 2 large naval oranges
  • ½ c craisins
  • 1 c water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  1. With vegetable peeler, remove three strips peel from oranges and squeeze juice from both oranges into saucepan.
  2. To the saucepan, add the orange peel and remaining ingredients for compote.
  3. Bring to simmer and allow to cook for about 20 minutes.
  4. Discard cinnamon stick and cloves before serving.
  5. Combine the coconut milk, banana and cinnamon with a fork or by using blender.
  6. Heat pan over medium heat with choice of butter or oil.
  7. Coat bread in coconut milk banana mixture and allow to cook in pan until golden brown on each side, about 2-3 minutes.
  8. Serve with spiced fruit compote.
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