Vegan French Toast

One of the keys to successful French toast, vegan or not, is using day-old, stale bread-fresh bread is too soft and more likely to fall[ apart. This recipe makes a slightly drier French toast. For a more custardy version, let the bread soak in the milk-yogurt mixture for about 2 minutes per side.]

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
45 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup soy yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons refined coconut oil, melted
  • One 1-pound day-old Italian-style loaf, ends discarded and loaf cut into 3/4-inch-thick slices
  • Warm pure maple syrup, for serving
Directions

Set a baking sheet on an oven rack and preheat to 200 degrees F.

Blend the almond milk, soy yogurt, cornstarch, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla in a blender until combined. Transfer to a casserole dish or glass pie plate.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil, swirling the skillet to coat the surface. Place 3 slices of bread in the milk-yogurt mixture, let soak for about 1 minute per side, then carefully lay the slices in the skillet. Cook, undisturbed, until browned and crisp, 2 to 4 minutes per side (adjust the heat as needed). Serve immediately or transfer to the rack in the oven to keep warm. Repeat with the remaining oil, bread and milk-soy mixture. Serve with maple syrup.

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