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Egg-Free French Toast

Egg-Free French Toast

(1 serving)    Printable Version
  • 2 slices whole-grain bread
  • 1/2 cup milk (soy milk works fine)
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons butter or margarine
  • 1 pinch salt
I test a lot of French toast recipes with a lot of eggs. I was happily surprised how much I liked this egg-free version. Visually, it looks like French toast made with eggs. The cornstarch and sugar help create a light crust on the outside. Eaten without a topping, you may notice the missing egg. Once you slather on some butter and maple syrup, you probably won't miss the egg. If your diet necessitates an egg-free solution, I strongly recommend giving this dish a try. (This recipe was tested and photographed in August 2014.)

Egg-Free French Toast

How To Make Egg-Free French Toast

Preheat a griddle or fry pan to just above medium heat.

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except bread and butter. Mix until the cornstarch is dissolved. Transfer mixture to a shallow bowl or pan.

Dip both sides of each bread slice into the mixture.

Melt butter on the griddle or skillet. Place bread on heated surface and cook each side to a light golden brown.

Serve immediately.

Egg-Free French Toast

Note: Depending on the size and thickness of your bread, you may be able to make 1 or 2 more slices of French toast with the amount of milk mixture this makes.

You won't even miss the egg. It looks and tastes like regular French toast. Give it a try.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Mr Breakfast for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Egg-Free French Toast?
Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
Based on 37 votes.

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From Nick

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

My son has an egg allergy and never had French toast. He loved it!

Comment submitted: 2/22/2015 (#19283)

From Bad Luck

I tried cooking this recipe TWICE on two different skillets but both times, the bread would crumble and burn my pan. I did not enjoy making these.

Comment submitted: 1/10/2015 (#19203)

From Maddie

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

This was the best recipe for egg-free french toast!

Comment submitted: 10/30/2014 (#19088)

From Shwoop

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

It's good, but every time I cook it the middles are kind of mushy. The outsides are perfectly fine. I don't soak it. I just dip it to coat both sides. Advice?

Comment submitted: 10/5/2014 (#19033)

From Amber

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Could not tell that eggs were missing. I had no cornstarch so I used flour instead (1:3 ratio). Thank you for this recipe!

Comment submitted: 9/2/2014 (#18976)

From Pat WA

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Really good recipe!

Comment submitted: 4/10/2014 (#18341)

From kristi

Can I make it without cornstarch?

Comment submitted: 1/27/2014 (#17277)

From J.K.

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

It was awesome.

Comment submitted: 11/24/2013 (#17178)

From Macy

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

It was okay but I missed the egg.

Comment submitted: 10/6/2013 (#16728)

From Carrie

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Turned out very nicely. I actually had some left over sour dough pancake mix, thinned it with milk, added cinnamon and some extra sugar. I used slices of homemade sour dough bread, very happy I ran across this idea, though I did warp it to make it my own. :) Thanks

Comment submitted: 9/22/2013 (#16592)

From Manda

What did I do wrong? This recipe turned out like mush for me. Disgusting.

Reply From Mr Breakfast: Sorry about your French toast Manda. I believe you soaked your bread too long. Even though it's egg-free, this recipe works the same as any French toast recipe. If you try again, just dip the bread until both sides are coated. Don't let bread rest in the milk mixture for more than a couple seconds and you should have success.

Comment submitted: 9/19/2013 (#16552)

From seoco

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I loved it! Thanks!

Comment submitted: 9/3/2013 (#16379)

From pla plah2

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I can't have eggs so I have never French Toast and I now know what I was missing out on.

Comment submitted: 8/28/2013 (#16298)

From Demelda

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I love this recipe. It is quick and simple.

Comment submitted: 8/7/2013 (#16257)

From Vane

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

This was good.

Comment submitted: 7/28/2013 (#16209)

From Marie LM

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

My husband and I loved this recipe. I made it with thick slices of bakery fresh cinnamon swirl bread and it was delicious.

Comment submitted: 3/16/2013 (#15404)

Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom Emmycorinne (Team Breakfast Member)

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I would not make this recipe again. It was not as good as regular French toast.

Comment submitted: 2/25/2013 (#15227)

From Louise

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I'm extremely impressed with this recipe. I was hungry for French toast and our eggs were long expired. As a lark, I decided to see if there was a recipe for French toast without eggs. I found this one. I'd definitely use it again.

Comment submitted: 2/17/2013 (#15197)

From Micchi

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I added half a teaspoon of cinnamon to this recipe, and it definitely made it fantastic. Boyfriend has an egg allergy, and has never had french toast, so this was an awesome treat for him. :D

Comment submitted: 2/14/2013 (#15190)

From karamjit

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

So good. It's delicious. Looks good too. Perfect for people who don't eat eggs!

Comment submitted: 2/12/2013 (#15181)

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