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Disney Recipe: Tonga Toast from Kona Cafe in Disney World

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Recently, we told you about yet another fantastic breakfast we had at Kona Cafe, located at Disney’s Polynesian Resort. Known for its beloved breakfasts, many guests count Tonga Toast among their all-time favorite Disney Dishes!


Tonga Toast Ingredients:

1-quart canola oil, for frying

1 loaf sourdough bread (uncut, 12 inches long)

2 large bananas, peeled


For cinnamon-sugar:

1. Mix sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl (large enough to roll toast) with a fork until thoroughly blended. Set aside.

For batter:

1. Whip eggs in a medium bowl (large enough to dip toast) until well beaten. Add milk, cinnamon, and sugar. Mix well and set aside.

For Tonga toast:

1. Preheat oil to 350 degrees F in a large pot or a deep fryer. (If using a large pot, use a candy thermometer to make certain the oil does not get any hotter or it will burn.)

2. Slice the bread into four three-inch-thick slices.

3. Cut each banana in half crosswise, then each piece lengthwise.

4. Place a bread slice flat on the counter and tear out just enough from the middle (do not tear all the way through) to stuff half a banana into; repeat with each bread slice.

5. Dip stuffed bread into batter, covering both sides, allowing excess batter to drip off bread, and place carefully into the hot oil.

6. Cook 4-5 minutes until golden brown. If needed, turn toast over after 2 minutes and cook for another 2 minutes on another side. Remove and drain excess oil.

7. Roll toast in cinnamon sugar. Repeat for each piece of toast.