Sunday, March 18, 2012

Coconut Crusted French Toast with Bananas and Berries

What A Fun Treat For Easter Breakfast!!

*Picture is from Pinterest. Their picture was much better than mine. I forgot to take one until I had already started eating...LOL*


Sweet Hawaiian Bread






coconut syrup (Recipe Below)

Make french toast as your normally would using Kings Hawaiian sliced bread. Before cooking on pan, put coconut on both sides of french toast. Cook as normal.

Add berries and bananas and coconut syrup and enjoy!

Coconut Syrup:
I got this from the Internet, you may have one you like better!

1 (13.5 ounce) can coconut milk

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 cups light corn syrup

1/2 cup white sugar

1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut


1.Whisk together the coconut milk and cornstarch in a saucepan until the cornstarch is dissolved. Pour in the corn syrup, sugar, and coconut; bring to a boil, stirring continually. As soon as the mixture comes to a rolling boil, remove from heat. Allow to cool completely before serving.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Fun St. Patty's Day Dessert

Leprechaun's, Shamrocks, Yummy Cakes...OH MY!

This cake is so good and can be served in a variety of ways. Besides topped with powdered sugar like the picture, you can also make a powder sugar glaze to drizzle on top and sprinkle with chopped pistachio's...YUM!! I found this wonderful recipe on Pinterest and love it!


1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix

1 (3.4 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups water

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

7 drops green food coloring


1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.

2.In a large bowl mix together cake mix and pudding mix. Make a well in the center and pour in eggs, water, oil, almond extract and green food coloring. Blend ingredients, then beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.

3.Pour into prepared 10 inch tube pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly pressed. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

When cooled dust with powdered sugar or drizzle with glaze. The beautiful green color is a beautiful surprise when you cut into it!

May The Luck Of The Irish Be With You!!