Coconut Crusted French Toast with Lime Syrup


This recipe for coconut crusted French toast is a “sweet” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Heather Mann. To qualify, she uses 8 ingredients or less, including Coconut Milk Beverage by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Coconut Crusted French Toast with Lime Syrup

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Coconut Crusted French Toast

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, peanut-free, soy-free, tree nut-free, and vegetarian.

For gluten-free and dairy-free coconut crusted French toast, use your favorite gluten-free bread. Since gluten-free bread tends to be a little stale in many cases, it makes excellent French toast!

Coconut Crusted French Toast with Lime Syrup
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 4
For the Syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Zest and juice of 2 limes
For the Toast:
  1. In a medium pot over medium high heat bring all syrup ingredients to a boil stir until sugar is dissolved. Turn off heat and let cool while you make the French toast.
  2. Whisk together milk beverage, eggs, coconut, and extract.
  3. Dip bread into egg mix coating both sides
  4. Place bread onto greased hot griddle and cook 2 minutes each side
  5. Top coconut crusted French toast with lime syrup (dairy-free margarine is optional but I don't think it needs any).

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, 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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