PCH Grill French Toast (Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana)
April 26, 2020
Categories: French Toast
"This is a recipe Disney offered for the Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Banana French Toast at PCH Grill located in the Paradise Pier Hotel, Disneyland Resort."
- Serving Size: 1 (588.6 g)
- Calories 946.9
- Total Fat - 56.2 g
- Saturated Fat - 16.2 g
- Cholesterol - 1361.4 mg
- Sodium - 982.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 54.3 g
- Dietary Fiber - 5.7 g
- Sugars - 20.6 g
- Protein - 59 g
- Calcium - 357 mg
- Iron - 8.6 mg
- Vitamin C - 9.9 mg
- Thiamin - 0.4 mg
Step by Step Method
Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 9x13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray. Set aside.
Cut bread into 1-inch cubes and place in a large bowl. Slice bananas into 1/2-inch slices, and add to bowl. Stir in chocolate chips.
Combine peanut butter, eggs, chocolate milk, cinnamon and salt in a blender. Process until smooth.
Pour egg mixture over bread mixture. Stir gently until bread cubes have absorbed egg mixture.
Pour mixture into prepared baking pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until top is golden brown.
Before serving, drizzle with chocolate syrup and dust with powdered sugar, if desired.
No special items needed.
The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.
- When selecting the bread, make sure to use day-old challah bread for best results.
- For the peanut butter, be sure to use creamy style for a smoother consistency.
- Replace the challah bread with whole wheat bread. This substitution offers a healthier option and will provide more fiber and nutrients.
- Replace the chocolate chips with shredded coconut. This substitution adds a tropical flavor and provides a crunchy texture to the dish.
Berry-Cream Cheese French Toast Replace the banana with 1/2 cup fresh berries of your choice, such as strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries. Reduce the chocolate chips to 2 tablespoons. Add 2 tablespoons cream cheese to the egg mixture.
Caramelized Bacon - Crispy, sweet, and salty bacon is the perfect accompaniment to the decadent French Toast. It adds a savory element to the dish, balancing out the sweetness from the chocolate, banana, and syrup.
Fresh Fruit Salad: Fresh fruit salad is the perfect side dish to the French Toast. It adds a light, refreshing element to the meal, and the variety of colors and flavors helps to bring out the sweetness of the French Toast. Plus, it's a healthy option that will help to balance out the decadence of the dish.
Q: How do I make the French Toast?
A: Start by preheating the oven to 350F and coating a 9x13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray. Cut the bread into cubes and slice the bananas. Combine the peanut butter, eggs, chocolate milk, cinnamon and salt in a blender and pour over the bread mixture. Pour the mixture into the baking pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Drizzle with chocolate syrup and dust with powdered sugar before serving, if desired.
Q: What are the health benefits of French Toast?
A: French Toast is a nutritious breakfast option as it contains protein, healthy fats, and carbohydrates. It is also a great source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. Additionally, the combination of the egg and banana provide a boost of energy to help power you through your day.
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The Paradise Pier Hotel, located in the Disneyland Resort, was inspired by the classic boardwalk amusement parks of the early 20th century. PCH Grill, the restaurant at the hotel, served this delicious French Toast for breakfast.
The combination of chocolate, peanut butter, and banana is named after the famous Elvis Presley sandwich, which was created by the King himself. Elvis enjoyed the combination of peanut butter, bananas, and bacon on white bread.