Regional French Toast

Breakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Regional French Toast along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Chili-Cheese French Toast
"Not your grandmother's French Toast. Great for lunch or dinner too!"
3 eggs, 1 cup half and half, 8 slices French or other Challah bread -- cut diagonally to about 1/3 inch thick, 1/3 pound jack cheese -- shredded, 1 4-ounce can of diced green chiles, 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro, 2 cups salsa
Hawaiian French Toast
"It's orange juice, orange zest and coconut in the custard mixture that gives this French toast a taste of Hawaii."
1 egg, 1/3 cup milk, 8 slices of your favorite firm bread, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons orange juice, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons orange zest (grated peel), 2 Tablespoons flaked coconut
Kiwifruit French Toast
"The word is that this recipe was concocted be the California Kiwi Association to increase the sale of Kiwi. At first glance, you might think Kiwi and french toast would be disasterous bedfellows. Time and time again, I'm so completely amazed at the the number of things that go with maple syrup. Marketing ploy or not, this combination is a winner."
1 egg, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, Dash salt, 2 kiwifruit -- peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick, 4 slices cinnamon raisin bread, Powdered sugar, Maple syrup
New Orleans French Toast (Pain Perdu)
New Orleans French Toast (Pain Perdu)
"Pain Perdu translates to "Lost Bread". It is very important that the bread be stale. You'll get a soggy texture otherwise."
8 slices stale French bread (about 1-1/4 inches thick), 4 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1/4 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 2 dashes fresh nutmeg, 4 Tablespoons butter, 4 Tablespoons vegetable oil, 2 teaspoons powdered sugar mixed with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Peach French Toast
"From Georgia - The Peach State! Enjoy!"
8 tablespoons coconut flakes, 2 and 1/2 cups peaches, 1/2 cup cream of coconut, 1/4 cup brandy, For The Toast, 1 loaf day-old French bread - cut into 3/4-inch slices, 6 eggs, 1 cup milk, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon nutmeg
War Eagle French Cornbread
War Eagle French Cornbread
"A great use for leftover corn bread... basically delicious corn bread French toast."
4 slices of leftover cornbread, 2 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup orange juice, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon
White Peach Bourbon French Toast
"For best results, don't slice the brioche super thick. About 1/2-inch thick works great. The syrup in this recipe works great on anything. Try it on waffles or pancakes too."
6 eggs, 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 cups whole milk, 1/4 cup heavy cream, 1/4 cup white peaches - pureed, 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, 4 slices day old brioche, 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter, 4 Tablespoons vegetable oil, White Peach-Pecan Maple Syrup: 1 cup pure maple syrup, 4 ripe white peaches - peeled & pitted then cut into slices, 1/4 cup toasted pecans, 1/2 cup bourbon, mint sprigs for garnish