SPAM® Baked French Toast

SPAM® Baked French Toast

This grand-prize winning recipe of the 2018 Great American SPAM® Championship captured the hearts, minds and most importantly—mouths—of the judges. And although it’s French, it has a Hawaiian-style twist, like someone who wears a beret with sandals. So say au revoir to ordinary French toast and say aloha to a simple and delicious recipe that’s sure to win you over as well.

60 min 12 servings 7 ingredients


  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® with Real Hormel Bacon , cubed
  • 1 (16-ounce) loaf Hawaiian sliced bread, cubed into 1-inch pieces
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, divided


  • 1.Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • 2.In large skillet over medium heat, cook SPAM® with Bacon 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned; set aside to cool.  
  • 3.Spread bread cubes in prepared pan, sprinkle SPAM® with Bacon over top.  
  • 4.In large bowl, beat eggs, half & half and coconut milk. Stir in crushed pineapple and half of the sweetened flaked coconut. Pour evenly over the SPAM® with Bacon. Press bread down slightly to absorb the egg mixture.  
  • 5.Bake uncovered for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining coconut flakes and bake 15 minutes or until coconut is toasted.  

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