There are certain dishes, that one can't imagine making without eggs or dairy, and yet again, the world of plants is proving us wrong! One of those dishes is French toast (which traditionally is really not much more than egg and cream beat together, and some stale baguette or brioche dipped into it). So how one can "veganise" something that in reality is... well, eggs...? It can be done!
You can use mashed banana in the wet mix to make it thicker, ground chia seeds to thicken to liquid or like I did - flax seeds will do the job too. You can add more than only cinnamon to it - think pumpkin pie spice, or maybe a teaspoon of cocoa powder? Whatever you fancy, you can personalize this one your very own way. So, as you can clearly see - I couldn't possibly keep all this deliciousness all to myself ;)
- 120 ml plant milk of your choice (I like almond the best here)
- 30 g plain flour
- 1 tsp ground flax seeds (or 1 tsp ground chia seeds)
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp maple syrup (you can omit it, if you're watching your sugar intake)
- 1/4 tsp salt (kala namak salt will give that "eggy" taste)
Whisk well together all the ingredients and set aside for about 5-10 minutes. Soak 2-3 thick slices of bread (preferably white sandwich loaf, or sourdough, which is a bit stale) in the mixture, until the liquid os well soaked in. Put a non stick frying pan on medium heat and heat a bit of veg oil on the pan, fry the toast on both sides until golden (about 2-3 minutes on each side). Enjoy while still warm.
Don't tru to turn your toast too early as it will stick to the pan (and doesn't matter what kind of pan you have). Let the toast (and soaking mixture) sear properly, before you'll try flipping it over.
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