KING’S HAWAIIAN Skillet Pumpkin French Toast

Chef Kari Rich
Meet the Chef!
Chef Kari Rich
Chef Rich has a passion for preparing local, organic, and sustainable food from scratch. She also has a passion for classic cars, old school hip hop and being a mama to her beautiful baby girl. Kari’s recipe for Hawaiian poke earned her the 1st place prize in the “Traditional” category of the first ever I Love Poke Festival in 2010. Visit Kari’s website:
Recipe Details

1 1/2 cup milk

2 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice

2 teaspoon Cinnamon, ground

1 cup Pumpkin Puree

1 cup Brown sugar

Maple Syrup, Toasted Almonds, Shaved Coconut for garnish

1 loaf KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread


Step 1
Cut KING’S HAWAIIAN Sweet Round Bread into 1-inch cubes and set aside in a large bowl.
Step 2
Preheat oven to 325 Degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 10-inch cast iron skillet and set inside oven until mixture is ready.
Step 3
In a blender, add all ingredients except the bread and puree until smooth.
Step 4
Cover the bread cubes with the blended mixture and mix to coat.
Step 5
Pour bread mixture into skillet and bake French toast for 45 mins until toothpick comes out clean.
Step 6
Serve with maple syrup, toasted nuts, coconut and enjoy!

Chef Kari Rich says:

If you don’t have a cast iron skillet on hand, use a 9-inch square-baking dish.

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Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread Shop online
Our founder Robert R. Taira created our Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread in Hilo, Hawaii during the 1950's.