Vegan French toast for a breakfast delight on Meatless Monday

Categories: Vegetarian

It's the time of year when the chill makes you want to snuggle up in bed and stay there forever. One way to guarantee you'll get up is a hot, sweet breakfast -- like French toast. We like to use actual French bread for this'll see why once you try it.

This recipe was adapted from the Betty Crocker French toast, but that one isn't vegan, so we tweaked it.

See also:
- Vegan pancakes for a fast and delicious breakfast on Meatless Monday
- Vegan blueberry muffins with lemon for a breakfast treat on Meatless Monday
- Vegan banana walnut muffins for breakfast on Meatless Monday


You will need:
1 loaf French bread
3 tablespoons egg replacement powder (equivalent of 3 eggs)
7-8 tablespoons water (use a little less than the egg-replacement package instructions)
3/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt
Vegan butter for the griddle

Preheat a griddle or skillet over medium-high heat. Grease with some vegan butter.


1. Place the egg replacement powder and the water in a bowl and whisk until creamy.


Add the milk, sugar, vanilla and salt and whisk until blended.


2. Slice the French bread into thick slices.

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Denver Dave
Denver Dave topcommenter

I'll never get the whole vegan thing.  How is milk vegan but eggs aren't?  Confused.


 @Denver Dave I used coconut milk and neglected to mention that in the recipe. So it really is vegan ... apologies!

Mantonat topcommenter

 @Denver Dave I think there's some kind of semi-vegan thing going on in this recipe. Maybe some other form of "milk" could be used: almond, soy, rice, etc.


I'm curious about what egg-replacement powder is made from.

Mantonat topcommenter

 @Denver Dave Just answered my own question. From the Bob's Red Mill website: whole soy flour, wheat gluten, corn syrup solids, algin (from algae). Yum.

Denver Dave
Denver Dave topcommenter

 @Mantonat Vegans must have amazing masochistic tendencies.  Why would you intentionally commit yourself to such a punitive dietary regime?  To quote Auntie Mame, "Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death".

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