When I think of vegan French toast, I imagine a huge bowl of the stuff on a plate with plenty of it. Well, not quite. Vegan french toast doesn’t need to be bland and boring. In fact, with a few creative tweaks, it can be quite tasty! Here are some of my favorite vegan French toast recipes:
How to Make a Good Vegan French Toast?
A vegan french toast is easy to make, but is very delicious and full of flavor. Classic vegan french toast includes egg, toast and vegan yogurt. I like to include a little extra yogurt in my non-vegan version since there are some soy-based products I am avoiding due to animal rights concerns. (I use the soy-based version of soy milk instead of regular milk.) Soft, sturdy sliced bread like english bread, italian baguette or sourdough is used for the pictured casserole, which is also vegan.
This vegan french toast recipe is surprisingly tasty and easy to make. Just mix together a few ingredients, place in microwave safe bowls and heat up until the ingredients are warm. It can be served cold too. For the topping, mix in any flavors from maple syrup to walnuts. I like to use walnuts to add a nice crunch and to help keep the carbohydrates down.
This vegan french toast recipe is delicious and easy to make. Using frozen fruit, crushed nuts or nut butters, spread a thin layer of vegetable topping over and put in the oven. If you bake the sandwich in an oven that has a low temperature, about 200 degrees, you can make it in about 10 minutes.
A vegan french toast with a creamy sesame seed topping is fluffy, sugary and a great way to get kids and adults together. To make this vegan sesame seed sesame version, mix in one tablespoon of sesame seeds with two teaspoons of water in the microwave. You will have a delicious sesame seed sandwich in about five minutes.
A vegan french toast recipe using fresh fruit is also quite tasty. The best way to create this vegan french toast recipe is to use fresh fruit. One option for using fresh fruit is to mash up a fresh fruit. Another option is to puree a fresh fruit with a bit of water or milk, a bit of vanilla extract and a touch of maple syrup or powdered sugar. You can find vegan versions of maple syrup and powdered sugar in your vegan foods aisle at the grocery store or online.
Another great vegan french toast idea is to add a slice of vegan friendly vegan cheese. The best options for cheese include fontina, goat cheese and mourvedre cheese. For a delicious vegan version of the classic bread sandwich, place a slice of vegan cheese on the toasted bread. You can also use the cheese as a topping for your vegan french toast.
If you are looking for a vegan french toast recipe, you have several options. Some of the options include vegan sausage, vegan egg salad and a Golden Acne scramble. For a classic taste, you might consider trying vegan sausage. To make a more traditional version of this breakfast food, substitute your vegan sausage for smoked salmon. If you are not a big fan of spicy Italian herbs, you might want to try a Spicy Black Bean Squeeze. With a little creativity, you can create a delicious vegan brunch dreams.
If you want to reduce the time it takes to prepare vegan french toast, you can do so by pre-heating your oven. In fact, the key to reducing the cooking time is using a non-stick frying pan or skillet with the right amount of vegetable oil. If you find that you need more oil than what the recipe calls for, simply increase the amounts of flours, spices and nuts used in the recipe.
After you have finished creating the vegan french toast, you will need to fix one thing: the stale bread must be removed from the microwave or stovetop before serving. If the ingredients have been chilled prior to baking, you should still preheat the oven. This is to ensure that the ingredients are heated through and that you don’t end up with soggy egg salad or stale bread.
Now that you have your recipe, you are ready to bake the vegan version of French toast. However, if you are new at cooking, you might want to start with the easier version first. This is because you can start with relatively low fat ingredients and create a delicious dish without spending a fortune. As you become more experienced, you can try harder dishes and add higher fat components. It is important to keep in mind that you don’t have to spend a fortune in order to impress your family and friends. With a little practice and the right tools, you can make great vegan french toast at home.
Vegan French Toast
- 6 slices day-old ciabatta bread, sliced about ¾-inch thick*
- 1 cup Almond Breeze Almond Milk
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup, plus more for serving
- 2 tablespoons millet flour (or spelt or whole wheat)
- 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast**
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
- tiny pinch of salt
- coconut oil, for the pan
- Powdered sugar
- Vegan butter
- Maple syrup
- Fresh fruit
- In a small bowl, whisk together the almond milk, maple syrup, flour, nutritional yeast, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
- Place the bread in a shallow dish (with sides) that holds all of the bread. Pour the mixture over the bread, then lift or flip the bread over to make sure both sides are evenly coated.
- Heat a drizzle of coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When the pan is hot, add the bread slices and cook for a few minutes per side, until golden brown.
- Serve with powdered sugar, a dab of vegan butter, maple syrup, and fresh fruit.
*It’s very important that you get good sturdy bread. I used thick slices of ciabatta from the Whole Foods bakery. Please please do not use wimpy sandwich bread or your french toast will be soggy.
*nutritional yeast is not the same as baking yeast. Look for yellow nutritional yeast flakes in the bulk bins of your health food store.