Easy Baked Dairy-Free French Toast with Maple Syrup


This delightful baked dairy-free French toast recipe is infused with maple, cinnamon, and spices for a flavorful brunch treat straight from the oven. You can lay the bread in a single layer for slice-style French toast, or overlap them for a souffle-like casserole.

Easy Baked Dairy-Free French Toast Recipe with Maple Syrup (gluten-free optional)Photo by Sarah Hatfield.

Special Diet Notes: Baked Dairy-Free French Toast

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and vegetarian. For egg-free and vegan baked French toast, see our Baked Vegan French Toast Recipe or Maple French Toast Casserole Recipe.

Easy Baked Dairy-Free French Toast
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This sweet French toast is infused with warm maple syrup, and it takes mere minutes to prepare.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 to 6 servings
  • 8 to 12 slices crusty bread, at least 1-inch thick (gluten-free, if needed)
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 cups unsweetened dairy-free milk beverage
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch salt
  • Powdered sugar, nut or seed butter, or fresh fruit, to serve (optional)
  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Place the bread snugly into the baking dish.
  3. In a large bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Whisk in the milk beverage, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. Pour the egg mixture evenly over the bread.
  5. Bake uncovered for 55 to 60 minutes, or until golden brown and the center is set.
  6. Serve sprinkled with powdered sugar, drizzled with maple syrup or nut butter, or topped with fresh fruit.

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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