This is that vegan creativity though, and it is delicious!!!!! If I soak any bread (I have tried several, including whole grain) for any length of time it comes out soggy. Thanks! I understand the nature of photos, (one being worth a thousand words), but it is almost too much. I left the chia seeds whole and cooked it in a nonstick pan with earth balance. I used thick-cut wholewheat bread, oat milk and ground flax seed instead of chia and it was sooo good! Thanks so much for sharing. When I tried this version, I threw away all of the other recipes I had on deck to try… THIS IS IT!!! Do you have any recommendations for a softer bread? This will br my go to french toast recipe from now on. I even used thicker toast, and only left it in the batter for a few seconds each side. You saved Easy Vegan French Toast to your. Thanks for being wonderful — have a lovely week! Hi Lizzy, sorry to hear these didn’t turn out quite as you hoped! Check out this tutorial! Awesome, awesome, awesome! A win! If you had an issue with the chia seeds burning before the bread was cooked, I’m wondering if your heat was too high? Hi Franziska, another reader mentioned subbing ground flaxseed with success! This easy vegan French toast recipe, is the only vegan French toast recipe that you will ever need. Now I am on the hunt to replace all of my recipes with egg-less versions. Maybe at lower flame. But normally, all the pictures and narrative are just too much of a time waster. Keep up the awesome work guys, my family loves it!! Thanks so much! The next piece I barely dabbed each side in the mixture. I used Promise Gluten Free Brioche loaf for extra indulgence. :), Had no eggs but had a craving for French toast. Didn’t work at all. I think you’ll like it, Megan. And thanks for the kind words about the photography. I just tried this recipe, following it almost exactly as written. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Were the bread slices really thick? Your recipes never disappoint anyway. I used them whole and it worked just fine, but I’d rather have them hidden. I used homemade coconut milk and worried that it would be too thin, but with the amazing chia seeds…THANK YOU! Used my Vitamix to mix the ingredients and breakdown the whole chia seeds (all I had). So excited to try this recipe! The French toast looks spectacular. I left out the sugar and added 1 tsp vanilla. My omnivore partner loves it. P.s. My boyfriend and I were looking for a new french toast recipe and found this one; I was not sure how it would turn out because the eggs are replaced by the chia seeds, but the recipe was delicious! I’m going to reccomend this site to every one. We are glad you enjoyed this french toast, Patty! Remember to size up your container to match the bread you are using. I just ordered your book on Amazon last night. I made it today for her on Mother’s Day and she (we) all loved it. Thank you for creating an amazing recipe that our family uses all the time! It includes ingredients I normally keep in my kitchen (which is a huge deal when trying new recipes). My cold brewed coffee had just finished brewing, I give it 24 hours, and I had some raspberries that were on the verge of going bad. This is a wonderful recipe. I flew back to my hometown for Mother’s Day and wanted to make something for my mom tomorrow as a breakfast or brunch, however, I am vegan so I’ve been looking for recipe that suits everyone in the family, not just me, and this looks perfect! Got two pieces of soggy, slimy mush and one perfect piece of French toast. I left all spices out. These people are sharing their passion, artistry & deliciousness with you! Cook until golden brown … And the bread was sprouted Ezekial. but be aware that if you use crappy white bread, like the generic sandwich bread , you will most likely only want to do a quick dip (rather than soak) of your bread into the mixture. Still a delicious recipe. Carefully flip and cook until the other side is golden brown as well – 3-4 minutes. This looks so amazing! they were getting hard on the outside so i could cook the inside well. I made this french toast this morning and it was absolutely delicious! This made a great breakfast today. Topped with bananas and a drizzle of maple syrup, they were delectable. Also to help it be less soggy, it might be good to put it in the oven for a while so that it gets crispy. I made no substitutions. The chia seeds really thickened the batter so we plan to try flax instead. Tonight I woke up at 1:48 and have not been able to sleep so i scrolled through this one. i used daves killer breads’ bagels for this. It just wouldn’t brown. Xo. Mmmm… looks yummy! Hey! Thanks. this looks great! I love the flavor. I had to cook my French toast for a long time on low heat to un-soggy it. Thanks so much! Hi Laura, we’re so glad you enjoyed this recipe! Delicious and Simple! Homemade whole grain bread. Any help welcome. Since going dairy-free, I haven’t made french toast as often as I used to, but I do miss it. Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? franziska. Benevolent bacon is also good but not the same texture. xoxo. Tag @minimalistbaker on Instagram and hashtag it #minimalistbaker so we can see all the deliciousness! The best french toast I ever had was from a place called Gracies Diner in up-state new york. I am currently writing several articles for a Japanese (but later to be English bilingual) website about healthy eco-positive and sustainable lifestyles, and I was wondering if I could please use a few of your French toast images for an article about the benefits and uses of chia seeds? My husband loved them! Can you suggest another sweetener to use besides agave? How long you “soak” will depend on how thick, sturdy and dry your bread is. My recommendation…used chia seed and thick stale-ish bread then it will be perfect. It was so delicious and a little bit filling but that's okay :). I’m so glad because I haven’t had French toast since going vegan almost 2 1/2 years ago. Fig jam and coconut yogurt, marmalade and cinnamon – but my favourite was just maple syrup. ), Instant Pot Millet (Fast, Fluffy, Perfect! So sorry this didn’t work out, Michele! We use soy milk, but almond or other non-dairy milk might work. You don’t want it too long or it will absorb too much and get soggy. I tried making this recipe this morning and it was a disaster. But usually more effort and the results are meh. We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Katrina! Oh no! Absolutely drool worthy. It also had no flavor. Although we can understand why our style might not fit with everybody, our original focus and desire here is to create something that we personally enjoy. I made a half batch of this recipe today after making another banana-based version from another site. YUm:D. BEST. hugs :D, Oh wow… this is my first visit to your amazing blog and I am blown away with the fact that you’ve made the chia seeds disappear….! Any suggestions? Definitely this is a keeper! Oh my, I finally made this!!!! Thanks much! But since I didn’t mind the fact that it was soggy at all, I was still completely happy. I have been vegan for 4.5 years due to extreme lactose intolerance and other dietary/allergy issues. Hmm, definitely try re-buttering the pan as that will help. still sooo good. BTW, the photos are GORGEOUS! It has the “eggy” essence of regular French toast without making you feel like you’re eating a fried egg on toast. I’ve been following your blog for a couple years now, but until recently haven’t actually tried any of the recipes. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. I went vegan in November and I miss french toast so much! That’s the one! Whenever I made this, the crispy part stuck to the pan and we got a mushy toast! Thanks so much for the lovely review! Hmm it sounds like your pan may have been running too hot? My favorite breakfast treat is French Toast, and always has been. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. I tried different cooking temps too. I didn’t miss the egg at all. Definitely sharing this with my friends (I’m not entirely vegan either but probably 80% plant based, so I appreciate an amazing vegan recipe like this one). Definitely making these. ditch the eggs, they are menstrutions! You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. So sorry it didn’t work out Megan! I looked and read the ingredients and how to do it.