French toast is the Saturday morning celebration when you open your peepers to fatigued fog, or better yet, a sky-sagging spring storm STORM TRITON…
…when your appetite—as heavy as your deep down comforter—will only get you out of bed for a warmer breakfast that won’t put you back in bed because it’s time to cross country ski through the Red Fox Natural Area.
And if you’re making Thinn’s banana almond pancakes as much as you say you are, it’s time to turn the tables for this toasty coconut almond treat.
Thinn’s Toasted Coconut Almond French Toast
Yields 7 pieces of french toast. a date breakfast.
Whip together 6 eggs, 1/4 cup of coconut milk, a spoonful of vanilla and a generous pinch of cinnamon in a bowl > Finely chop or process 1 cup of whole raw almonds and spread almond dust over a flat plate > Add 1/4 cup of unsweetened dried coconut shreds to the almonds and mix together > Dunk your favorite french toast bread in the egg mixture and let it sit long enough to sop up flavor without falling apart > Transfer to almond bath and coat the egged bread evenly on both sides > Nestle several pieces of coasted french toast together in skillet and cook until almonds are tanned and toasty. Top with honey and bananas and pair with the best cup of kona coffee you can get your hands on.