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What Do You Know about Disney’s Polynesian Resort?

Aloha! Disney’s Polynesian Resort opened in 1971 as one of the first on-site hotels at the Walt Disney World Resort. The South Pacific paradise is a favorite among Disney guests with its famous Polynesian luau – it is definitely one of my favorite Disney resorts.
Here’s a look at the top ten things you might not know about Disney’s Polynesian Resort.


Video from Walt Disney Resort

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Video from Disney Parks Blog

Tonga Toast Recipe

Love Tonga Toast but can’t get down to The Kona Cafe at Disney’s Polynesian Resort to get some? Try some at home!!

Tonga Toast
Kona Cafe, Disney’s Polynesian Resort

3/4 granulated sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

Batter Ingredients:
4 large eggs
1 1/3 cup whole milk
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Tonga Toast ingredients:
1 quart canola oil, for frying
1 loaf sourdough bread (uncut, 12 inches long)
2 large bananas, peeled

For cinnamon-sugar:
1. Mix sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl (large enough to roll toast) with a fork until thoroughly blended. Set aside.

For butter:
1. Whip eggs in medium bowl (large enough to dip toast) until well beaten. Add milk, cinnamon, and sugar. Mix well and set aside.

For Tonga toast:
1. Preheat oil to 350 degrees F in a large pot or a deep fryer (if yousing a large pot, use a candy thermometer to make certain the oil does not get any hotter or it will brun.)(
2. Slice the bread into four three-inche-theck slices.
3. Cut each banana in half crosswise, then each piece lengthwise.
4. Place a bread slice flat on the counter and tear our just enough from the middle (do not tear all the way through) to stuff ahlf a banan into: repeat with each brad slice.
5. Dip stuffed bread into batter, covering both sides, allowing excess batter to drip off bread and place carefully into hot oil.
6. Cook 4-5 minutes until golden brown. If needed, turn toast over after 2 minutes and cook for another 2 mintues onother side. Remove and drain excess oil.
7. Roll toast in cinnamon-sugar. Repeat for each piece of toast.

Ready to plan a trip to Disney’s Polynesian Resort to get yourself some Tonga Toast without the work? Email Diana at diana@beyondcastles.com or visit us online.