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Sharing Mother’s Day {Recipe: Double Chocolate French Toast}

A very special Mother’s Day breakfast…Double Chocolate French Toast made with King’s Hawaiian Bread.

Double Chocolate French Toast from dineanddish.net

This year, Mother’s Day is extra special for me because I get to share it with Leah! Yes, friends, Leah’s birthday is on Sunday and my baby… whom I’m sure I just brought home from the hospital yesterdayis turning 5! How this has happened, I have no idea. I’m totally convinced that time is moving way faster than it should be at this point! She went from this

Serious Leah

to this


in a blink of an eye!

Double Chocolate French Toast from dineanddish.net

So, Leah and I will be celebrating our special day together. The only problem is, my youngest sweet babe does NOT like chocolate? What the what, right? How can someone not like chocolate? I am about to get her DNA checked as I’m positive any child that came from me surely would love chocolate! Anyway, we’ve decided that I get the morning meal (breakfast which will include chocolate) to celebrate Mother’s Day and Leah gets the rest of the day.

I’m hopeful my family will make this Double Chocolate French Toast for me for breakfast. Made with a King’s Hawaiian round loaf, this recipe for Double Chocolate French Toast takes your typical French Toast up a tasty notch! I love the sweet flavor of King’s Hawaiian bread, so adding it to this recipe in place of a normal white bread was the perfect swap. Try subbing out the plain bread in your recipes with sweet and fluffy King’s Hawaiian bread products. So, so good!

If they decide to do something different, I’ve told them I’d be happy with any of the breakfast/brunch recipes over on the King’s Hawaiian site! I’m not picky!

I hope you all have a wonderful and delicious weekend. Enjoy!

Double Chocolate French Toast

Double Chocolate French Toast

A chocolatey take on King's Hawaiian Famous French Toast.


  • 1 KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread loaf
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole chocolate milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup Powdered Sugar


  1. Slice bread crosswise so that each slice is about 1-inch thick. Cut larger slices into halves or thirds, if desired. Set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, chocolate milk, vanilla, cocoa powder and sugar until well blended.
  3. Quickly dip bread slices into the mixture (do not soak) and remove.
  4. Melt butter over medium heat. Cook dipped bread slices in a skillet over medium heat until browned on each side.
  5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.


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Disclosure: I was compensated to create this recipe on behalf of King’s Hawaiian. All opinions expressed are my own.

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  1. Yum!! My mom would love this, too :) Your daughter is absolutely adorable!

  2. Happy Birthday to Leah! Her eyes are gorgeous!
    And Happy Mother’s Day to you!
    I wasn’t always a huge chocolate fan growing up, but now I’m a chocolate fiend, I’m sure she will grow into it!

  3. Your french toast looks amazing!

  4. SOOOO CUTE. And the girl’s not bad herself.


  5. So smart to make French toast with chocolate milk! Happy Birthday to Leah, she is such a cutie pie! Also, I hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day!!

  6. This is such a brilliant idea! I love this! I hope you have a great Mothers Day.

  7. The time seriously needs to stop! Our kiddos are growing up way too fast!! Leah is absolutely adorable!
    The French Toast – it’s happening! I am officially requesting it for my Mother’s Day breakfast! :)

  8. This is perfect mother’s day brunch recipe! Thanks for sharing!

  9. One of my babes does not like cheese – how do they turn out so independent-minded? ;) Gorgeous French toast – happy mother’s day to you and happy birthday to your sweet daughter!

  10. O you’re daughter is a beauty!! And if they read your blog it’s pretty easy to guess what you want so I’m thinking your going to have these chocolate French toast for sure….!

  11. Your daughter is such a cutie! Time will fly by, and she’ll be a teenager. Watch out.
    And doesn’t like chocolate?? Wow. What little kid doesn’t like chocolate? How do you bribe her? :p This french toast looks amazing though. I think I would gobble this down in no time

  12. Chocolate makes EVERYTHING better

  13. Can we rewind to yesterday so I can’t hint at my husband to make me this? YUM! Such a great idea to make it on King’s Hawaiian bread! Maybe next year… ;)

  14. Lucky to see your blog,thanks for your sharing.fine ballet oil painting Best wishes for you.

  15. She is so darling. I love that you shared Mother’s Day and her birthday. I cry every time i think about how quickly my boys are growing up. I can really see why people have 3, 4 and 5 kids!!

  16. I think all Mom’s would agree with you. Oh my it seems like yesterday. She is an adorable little girl, so that is a piece of good news. Lol.
    And of course for all us middle age Moms out there, life is all about chocolate. So there is no doubt this is a crowd pleasing—at least for women—–recipe.

  17. I have two friends that shared Mother’s Day this year with a child’s birthday. Can’t say pushing a babe is exactly what I’d want to do on my special day but it’s a pretty great gift! This looks to die for! I’ve just discovered Hawaiian bread and we’ve been toasting it all week!

  18. I love french toast and yours looks complete delish! Pinned

  19. Your pins caught my eye and I am now following your blog! So pretty and dainty :) I love that you have a list of must-reads on your Pinterest page. I just added a few from those to my own list :)



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