In my mind, there’s nothing more comforting than a stack of gorgeously gooey French toast.
While this dish certainly isn’t something I’d nosh on everyday, Sunday mornings currently involve a lazy stroll to the corner coffee shop, followed by a trip to the local bakery for a loaf of fresh gluten-free sourdough. Then… it’s straight back to the kitchen for a little brekkie treat.
LUXE / HEALTH French Toast
1/2 cup milk of your choice
1 tbsp. rapadura sugar
4–6 slices thickly cut sourdough (I’ve found the BEST gluten-free loaf at our local, but any bread will do)
Marscapone or coconut yoghurt, to serve
Maple syrup (make sure you buy 100% pure – the regular supermarket rubbish is often full of junk!)
Butter or coconut oil
- In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and sugar until smooth. Then, dunk each slice of bread in the egg mixture for a few seconds until it’s super soggy.
- Heat a grill pan or frying pan on medium-high heat and add a dollop of butter or coconut oil and swirl around. Note: I like to have two pans going at once because I’m simply too impatient to wait!
- Fry each slice of bread for 3–4 minutes on each side until golden brown and serve while hot.
- Current fave toppings include fresh raspberries with marscapone and maple syrup. But, honourable mentions include sliced banana and bacon, raspberries and coconut yoghurt or my hubby’s simple favourite, cinnamon sugar…
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