We have tried this delicious dish (more than once) and can certainly vouch for its exquisite taste. And no, you don’t even need the best toaster to make it. If you are desperate to expand your breakfast/brunch repertoire and love French toast we can only imagine that this Pancake Day recipe may be right up your street. 

French toast – the perfect recipe vegans can enjoy too

Serves 4 Ingredients:

200g ripe banana1 tsp of cinnamon (or to taste)300ml coconut milk20g cornflour60ml pure maple syrup8 slices of your favorite breadOil for frying

To serve:

Seasonal berry compoteFresh fruitCoconut yoghurtSomething crunchy – we used a nut brittle, but you could substitute in your favorite granola or toasted seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 160ºC. 
  2. Blitz all French Toast ingredients, apart from bread and oil, in a food processor until smooth. 
  3. Soak the bread in the mixture, turning over when fully soaked in. 
  4. Bake the toast in the oven for five to 10 minutes, to firm toast up. 
  5. Heat the oil in a pan and fry until golden brown on each side. 
  6. Enjoy with a dollop of compote, coconut yoghurt, and a sprinkle of something crunchy. Thanks to Social Pantry (opens in new tab)