Lost Recipes Found http://lostrecipesfound.com/, Classic Fresh Blueberry or Apricot Coffeecake Ring with Icing & Almonds on Top. Don't get oil too hot or it will burn the toast. Mash strawberries with back of a fork. You should now have 12 banana pieces: two for each stuffed toast serving. Also, Disney didn’t provide their strawberry sauce recipe, so, we’ve paired the toast with simple, macerated (sugar-tossed) strawberries. © 2015 Lost Recipes Found. See the recipe…you’ll slice up your strawberries, add vanilla and sugar, and blend well. 1. Set aside once mixed. Since debuting in 1971 at Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Tonga Toast–a cinnamon-sugared chunk of deep-fried, banana-stuffed breakfast bliss–has always been a top seller. Once it was made, I poured it into a bowl and set aside. TONGA TOAST COPYCAT RECIPE – PREPARING: Make Strawberry Compote by mixing all compote ingredients in small saucepan over medium heat. Slice remaining bread into six, 2-inch slices. FOR BATTER: Whip eggs in medium bowl and add milk, cinnamon, and sugar. Slice each banana in half at the middle; slice each half into halves lengthwise. Michael Thompson, a Polynesian Resort chef for seven years, can’t give out exact sales numbers,  but sums: “Let’s just say we receive our bananas by the pallet load!”. Dip stuffed bread into egg wash on both sides. Whisk eggs with milk in a second shallow dipping bowl. Set aside. Add milk, cinnamon, and sugar. Mix strawberries with 1/2 cup sugar. Deep fry at 350 degrees for one minute: turn toast over and fry for another minute. Dip stuffed toast into batter mixture being sure to cover both sides, then place carefully into hot oil. loaf of unsliced bakery style bread sliced into 2-3 inch thick slices, World’s Tastiest Buttermilk Pancake Recipe ». Set aside. Remove and drain excess oil. Flip toast over after 2 minutes and cook for another 2 minutes on other side. For Tonga toast: 1. Cook until strawberries break down and sauce has slightly thickened, approximately five minutes. Pour into bowl for Tonga Toast sauce. What’s not negotiable is the pan: The bread needs to be baked in a lidded Pullman pan, sometimes called a pain de mie pan, to give you a nice, square, non-crusty, soft loaf. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Peel each banana. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. When they first shaped the dish, Thompson says Disney chefs tried stuffing the toast with marinated peaches, mango slices and other fruits, “But bananas won out.” How to make Disney’s Tonga Toast at Home. YUM! Serve toast with macerated strawberries and a dollop of yogurt. FOR TONGA TOAST: Start by cutting your bread into 2-3 inch thick slices. Mix sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl (large enough to roll toast) with a fork until thoroughly blended. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. To make the dish, cooks tuck bananas into thick slices of sourdough Pullman bread (a sourdough version of square-loafed Pain de Mie), dunk the stuffed bread in eggwash, deep fry it until crunchy and then liberally coat the golden result in cinnamon sugar. Remove fried toast to a paper-towel-lined platter. Remove strawberries from heat and pour mixture into blender with 4 non-cooked, fresh strawberries and blend well. You’ll use this instead of syrup for your Tonga Toast. allowing excess batter to drip off bread and place carefully into hot oil Your email address will not be published. - Check out Tripadvisor members' 57,430 candid photos and videos of Kona Cafe It’s a good mix of sweet and tangy that helps counter the already sweet toast. Served with strawberry sauce and choice of breakfast meat, “Tonga Toast is a “Wow!” item that now has a legacy following,” says Thompson. Slice 1/2 inch off each end of the loaf and discard. Mix well and set aside. Served with strawberry sauce and choice of breakfast meat, “Tonga Toast is a “Wow!” item that now has a legacy following,” says Thompson. Set aside. Kona Cafe, Orlando Picture: Tonga Toast with Strawberry Compote Sauce. Cook 4-5 minutes until golden brown. Roll toast in cinnamon-sugar.