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Vegan French Toast Recipe

Easy homemade Vegan French Toast that’ll make your mouth water! Using only whole food ingredients with a natural sweetness from banana and maple. 

 

What you’ll need to make Vegan French Toast

  • soft bread slices:

Make sure they’re about 1-inch thickness (about 2.5 cm), I like to use a vegan friendly brioche style loaf.

  • ripe banana:

If your banana isn’t spotty and ripe yet, place it in the oven at 160C (320F) for 20-25 minutes until blackened and soft. To create the delicious sweetness and banana flavour in this vegan French toast it’s important to use a ripe banana!

  • maple syrup:

Swap out for agave or coconut syrup, if that’s more your thing!

  • cinnamon:

I love the subtle cinnamon flavour in pretty much every sweet breakfast, but feel free to leave this out.

  • plant milk:

You can use any non-dairy milk that you would use regularly. I’ve personally opted for soya, but you can also use almond, rice, oat and Co. Go for unsweetened, as we already have a lot of sweetness from the banana and maple in this recipe.

  • gram flour:

This is often also called ‘chickpea flour’, I use the one from Grape Tree

  • salt:

Don’t worry, we’re not going for salty here, but to balance out the full flavour of the vegan French toast, we need to add a tiny bit of salt to the batter. 

  • coconut oil:

This is purely needed for frying our French toast. If you don’t have any at home or don’t like coconut, you can also use rapeseed or any other flavour-neutral alternative that’s suitable for frying.

To serve:

  • maple syrup
  • dairy-free yogurt
  • fresh or stewed berries
  • banana chips

This recipe is:

  • 100% vegan
  • easy to follow
  • egg-free
  • dairy-free
  • super soft and fluffy
  • simple delicious for your vegan brunch
  • made with whole food ingredients
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Vegan French Toast Recipe

  • Author: romylondonuk
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: British
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Easy Vegan French Toast recipe that’ll make your mouth water! Using only whole food ingredients with a natural sweetness from banana & maple.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 4 thick slices of soft bread (about 1-inch [2.5cm] thickness)
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 180ml plant milk
  • 50g gram flour (chickpea flour)
  • a pinch of salt
  • Coconut oil for frying

To serve:

  • a drizzle of maple syrup
  • a dollop of dairy-free yogurt
  • fresh berries to top 
  • a handful of banana chips for a crunch

Instructions

  1. Place the ripe banana into a food processor alongside the maple syrup, cinnamon and plant milk and process until smooth.
  2. Place the chickpea flour in a shallow bowl and stir through a pinch of salt, then pour the banana mix into the middle and whisk everything together into a smooth batter.
  3. Place your bread slices into the mix, allowing to sit and soak for 1 minute on each side. In the meantime heat a little coconut oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  4. Allow for any excess batter to drip off your slices and place them into the hot pan. Fry them for 3-4 minutes without moving the toast, then carefully flip and cook on the second side for another 3-4 minutes. Continue to cook and flip regularly until your french toast is golden on both sides.
  5. Serve your vegan french toast with a drizzle of maple syrup, a dollop of vegan yogurt, fresh or stewed berries, and a few banana chips on top for an extra crunch.

Keywords: vegan french toast, french toast, banana french toast, vegan brunch, vegan breakfast

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