Cocoa French Toast
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"Calling all chocolate lovers! You must try this Chocolate French Toast. Made with cacao powder, cinnamon, vanilla, and one special ingredient…tofu! Not only does the tofu make the batter super thick but adds plant protein to your mornings breakfast or brunch."
-- @itsallgoodvegan
Recipe

Details

Prep time 20mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 4

Recipe

  • 8 slices bread, firm, gluten free if needed
  • 1 cup dairy-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed
  • 1/ 2 (14 ounce) block tofu, drained and patted dry
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vegan butter, or cooking spray, to grease the pan

Method

  • Step 1

    In a high powered blender or food processor combine milk, flax seed, tofu, cinnamon, cacao powder, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Pulse until it becomes smooth and creamy.

  • Step 2

    Pour mixture in a large shallow bowl and place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to thicken.

  • Step 3

    Preheat a large frying pan on medium heat. Grease pan with one teaspoon of butter or spray oil.

  • Step 4

    Take your chocolate mixture out of the refrigerator. Dip each slice of bread in the chocolate batter.

  • Step 5

    Fry slices for about 3 minutes or until crispy and brown then flip bread and repeat steps.

  • Step 6

    Top with your favorite toppings. I used raspberry compote, fresh red currants, raspberries, and drizzled maple syrup.