Easy Vegan French Toast

Egg-free French toast

The Spruce

  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings

French toast is a classic breakfast and brunch food. Eating vegan doesn't mean you have to give up this tasty breakfast item though. Instead, simply try making it egg and dairy-free. You can also use gluten-free bread for a gluten-free and vegan dish if that is a requirement of your crowd.

This easy egg-free vegan French toast recipe uses bananas instead of eggs, giving it a sweet flavor. You don't need to use a commercial egg replacer, so this is a great recipe if you don't happen to have any on hand. Add this French toast to any vegan brunch menu.

Many people like to use a thickly sliced whole grain bread or challah when making French toast. This recipe works well with just about any kind of bread you choose. Also note that the recipe calls for pumpkin pie spice, which is a great chef's secret ingredient in making homemade French toast. If you don't have any, a little bit of cinnamon and/or nutmeg will work well.

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 ripe bananas
  • 3/4 cup soy milk (or another non-dairy milk substitute)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon  cinnamon
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon  vanilla
  • 8 to 10 slices of bread (any kind is fine)
  • Vegan margarine (or coconut oil, as needed, for cooking)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

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  2. Blend together the bananas with the soy milk, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla in a blender or food processor. The mixture should be completely smooth.

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  3. Pour the banana mixture into a pie plate or a wide and flat dish that you can dip your bread into.

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  4. Pre-heat your skillet or frying pan to medium-high heat and gently dip each bread slice into the prepared soy milk and banana mix, carefully coating both sides of each slice of bread.

  5. Melt a bit of vegan margarine in your pre-heated medium-hot skillet and fry each slice of bread until lightly golden brown on each side. 

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  6. Serve your homemade vegan French toast topped off with a bit of maple syrup, a delicious blueberry sauce, or simply a bit of vegan butter and fruit slices.

  7. Enjoy!

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