Amidst my new routine during the social distancing period, I seem to be missing out on breakfast quite a bit. I usually start my day with a dog walk before it gets too hot, return in time for a yoga session and then make a brunch or lunch afterwards depending on the time! I’m a huge fan of eggs for brunch, whether it be poached, boiled, scrambled or fried, but having bought lots of fruit, I thought I’d make French Toast as I haven’t had it in ages. I genuinely forgot how good it is! It almost takes like pancakes, but it’s a lot easier to make, plus I love the added taste of cinnamon! It s a real breakfast treat!
I’ve made French toast in the past and served it with a blueberry coulis (the recipe for this can be found here), however as it’s so warm, I decided to serve mine with fresh fruit, icing sugar and maple syrup. The perfect combination of sweet flavours if you ask me.
For this particular recipe I used the Schar gluten free white bread as it’s certified low FODMAP by Monash and it’s very soft for soaking up all the egg mixture. The bread itself is quite small, so you may want to share, or just eat it all yourself, I’ll leave that up to you!
Whisk together the egg and the milk in a bowl (I use a pasta dish as it's quite flat for soaking the bread).
Add the cinnamon and mix well.
Soak the gluten free bread in the egg mixture, turning on both sides to soak up as much of the liquid.
In a large frying pan, heat the butter until it melts.
Place your soaked bread into the pan. Fry on each side for a few minutes until golden brown. If you have any egg mixture left over, pour this over the bread carefully.
Once the French Toast is cooked on both sides, serve on a plate and sieve icing sugar over the top. Add any fruit you fancy, I personally like mine with blueberries, strawberries and raspberries, then drizzle with maple syrup.
I’ve since had this for breakfast again a few times as I love it so much.The recipe is so quick and easy, I always have eggs, milk and bread available and it looks quite impressive despite being thrown together on a plate.
I hope you’re tempted to give my French Toast a try, if you’d like to share your creations (send me a photo or tag me on Instagram), it would be great to see them. I love to see others enjoying my recipes, particularly if you’re following a low FODMAP diet.
I'm Alice, a food blogger in the UK. I follow a low FODMAP diet (gluten free, onion free, garlic free and low lactose) for IBS. Check out my latest posts for tips on eating out, product reviews and recipes.