Strawberry Shortcake French Toast + Coconut Date Bread Recipe
Two recipes! Coconut Date Bread made into Strawberry Shortcake French Toast.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
  • 7 large whole eggs (343 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup coconut oil, soft or melted
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 small ripe banana
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup coconut flakes, unsweetened
  • ½ cup coconut flour, packed (84 grams Nutiva brand)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup dates, chopped
  • 6 slices day old Coconut Date Bread
  • 14 ounces coconut milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 strawberries
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F. Be sure oven is preheated to the correct temperature.
  3. Grease a loaf pan* and line with parchment paper for complete ease in removal of loaf when done.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, apple cider vinegar, coconut oil, honey, banana, sea salt, vanilla, cinnamon, and coconut flakes.
  5. With an electric mixer, mix at low speed until all ingredients are fully incorporated.
  6. To measure the coconut flour, pack firmly into the cup measurement and use the back of a straight knife to level the flour even with the top edge of the measuring cup.
  7. To ensure there are no lumps, sift flour.
  8. Add flour to bowl, mix well.
  9. Add dates and mix together.
  10. Add baking soda and mix together quickly.
  11. Pour batter immediately into the bread pan.
  12. Place in a preheated oven. Bake 35 minutes. Lightly cover with a tent of aluminum foil and bake for 20-25 more minutes.
  13. Loaf will feel firm to the touch when done. If the loaf is nicely browned but the middle of the loaf still feels as if it may not be fully done you may turn off the oven and leave the loaf for 10 more minutes. This will usually allow the loaf to finish baking fully.
  14. Remove from pan using parchment paper "handles" and place on a cooling rack.
  15. The loaf pan I used was metal and measured 8.5" x 4.5" x 2.5. Norpro 3849 or Fox Run 4854.
  17. Scramble the eggs in a wide bowl, add the coconut milk, mix.
  18. Soak the bread for five minutes or longer until soggy.
  19. While soaking the bread, heat a griddle and slather with butter or coconut oil or even bacon grease.
  20. Carefully lift the slices using a spatula and slide onto the griddle.
  21. Fry on each side until lightly browned.
  22. Serve with sliced strawberries on top.
  23. Add honey or maple syrup (if you aren't doing the GAPS Diet) if you need/want more sweetener
Recipe by GAPS Diet Journey at