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 46 votes.

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From Meg
Rating (out of 5):  

Didn't have eggs and kiddos were requesting French toast. Came across this recipe and gave it a try. Loved it! This is the best French toast! We didn't miss the eggs at all! I didn't have vanilla and I added cinnamon. It was a hit with my kids! Will definitely make it again!

Comment submitted: 11/20/2016 (#20127)

From Erinmb
Rating (out of 5):  

I developed an allergy to eggs and I have not had French toast in 15 years. This recipe is exactly how I remember French toast tasting! And now once a month on Sunday, my husband and I have a great French toast breakfast... Thank you! Excellent!

Comment submitted: 9/4/2016 (#20039)

From Runner
Rating (out of 5):  

I really suggest using cooking spray, because it will prevent it from sticking to the pan.

Comment submitted: 7/21/2016 (#19995)

From Baby G.
Rating (out of 5):  

Nice recipe! We all enjoyed it very much.

Comment submitted: 5/30/2016 (#19956)

From EllePelle
Rating (out of 5):  

This is extremely delicious! I added cinnamon. Didn't have cornstarch. Didn't need it. Still very good.

Comment submitted: 1/10/2016 (#19738)

From im33justme
Rating (out of 5):  

For someone who doesn't like eggs but loves French toast, this recipe is perfect! You have to move fast with dipping but it tastes awesome!

Comment submitted: 6/28/2015 (#19462)

From Picky kids
Rating (out of 5):  

We really liked this recipe! I dunked the first piece in the batter for too long. You have to work faster than an egg batter. We will make this again.

Comment submitted: 6/16/2015 (#19450)

From F.H.T.
Rating (out of 5):  

I love them!

Comment submitted: 6/14/2015 (#19448)

From Kay46
Rating (out of 5):  

Tried twice and the second time I was careful to barely dip bread in to the mixture. It stuck to my heated, buttered skillet. Bummed because I told daughter I would make it. We were out of eggs and I thought this recipe would save me going to Kroger's. The problem was probably that my bread was too thick.

Comment submitted: 5/21/2015 (#19421)

From Nick
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
Rating (out of 5):  

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

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

From Shwoop
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
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
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.
Rating (out of 5):  

It was awesome.

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

From Macy
Rating (out of 5):  

It was okay but I missed the egg.

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

From Carrie
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)

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