Amy’s Secret Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free French Toast


Amy B. has taste-tested many dairy-free and gluten-free products for Go Dairy Free. But one of her favorites was Pamela’s Bread Mix. She uses it to bake the bread for this dairy-free, gluten-free French Toast recipe. But you can use a store bought bread in a pinch. Brands like Canyon Bakehouse and Little Northern Bakehouse are our favorits for gluten-free, dairy-free bread. Or for truly homemade, bake up this Gluten-Free Brown Honey Bread Recipe or Gluten-Free Multigrain Bread.

Amy's Secret Dairy-Free Gluten-Free French Toast Recipe

Special Diet Notes: Dairy-Free French Toast

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

Amy’s Secret Dairy-Free Gluten-Free French Toast
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I like my French toast nice and thick. So I use home-baked bread and slice it relatively thick.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 1 servings
  • 2 slices gluten-free, dairy-free bread
  • 1 egg + 2 egg whites
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla dairy-free milk beverage
  • Dairy-free buttery spread, for the pan and serving
  • Maple syrup, for serving (optional)
  1. Preheat your griddle or pan over medium heat.
  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together the egg, egg whites, milk beverage, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  3. Soak the bread in the batter for about 30 seconds per side.
  4. Melt a little buttery spread in the preheated pan and swirl it around.
  5. Place the dipped bread in your preheated pan and cook for about 2 minutes per side, or until golden.
  6. Serve with more buttery spread and maple syrup, if desired.

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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