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French toast served with whipped cream, raspberries, hemp seeds, and cinnamon.

Sourdough French Toast and Homemade Whipped Topping Recipe

Sourdough bread has become more and more popular amongst bread lovers. Wondering what to do with your stale sourdough loaf? Try this tasty and nutritious Sourdough French Toast with Homemade Whipped Cream recipe. This recipe is free of refined sugars and can be made without dairy or gluten!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, French
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 350 kcal

Ingredients
  

Sourdough French Toast

  • ¼ cup Flour for gluten-free option, use almond flour
  • 1 cup Whole milk for dairy-free option, use almond milk
  • 3 ea Pasture-raised eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Pure maple syrup, or 10-12 drops of stevia
  • tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Butter for frying pan for dairy-free option, use coconut oil
  • 8-10 ea Thick slices of day-old sourdough bread for gluten-free option, visit a gluten-free bakery or check in the frozen section at the grocery store

Homemade Whipped Topping

  • 1 + ¼ cup Cold whole fat milk substitute for coldcanned coconut milk, uniformly mixed, for a dairy-free version
  • 2 tsb Grass fed gelatin I like the Great Lakes brand
  • 12 drops Stevia extract
  • 1 tsb Vanilla extract

Instructions
 

Sourdough French Toast

  • Measure flour into a medium mixing bowl. Add the milk slowly while whisking.
    ¼ cup Flour, 1 cup Whole milk
    Flour milk mixture
  • Whisk in the eggs, followed by the maple syrup (or stevia), cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
    3 ea Pasture-raised eggs, 1 tsp Vanilla, 1 tbsp Pure maple syrup, or 10-12 drops of stevia, ⅛ tsp Salt, ¼ tsp Nutmeg, ½ tsp Cinnamon
    ingredients combined
  • Heat a frying pan with butter (or coconut oil) over medium heat. Once hot, start soaking your bread, first on one side then the next until well saturated.
     
    1 tbsp Butter for frying pan
    bread covered in batter, heating on a skillet.
  • Cook bread for about 5 min on each side, or until golden brown.
    8-10 ea Thick slices of day-old sourdough bread
    golden brown French Toast cooking
  • Serve with maple syrup, whipped topping (recipe below), and other desired toppings. Enjoy!
    French toast, served on top of raspberries.

Homemade Whipped Topping

  • In a small bowl, add ¼ cup of cold milk. Scatter the powdered gelatin over the milk and let it sit for 5 minutes (to bloom).
    1 + ¼ cup Cold whole fat milk, 2 tsb Grass fed gelatin
    gelatin blooming.
  • Once this mix is spongy, melt to turn into a liquid by heating in the microwave for 30 seconds.
    spongy gelatin that has bloomed.
  • Pour 1 cup of milk into a large bowl. Add the stevia and vanilla extract and stir. Pour in the melted gelatin mix and whisk together. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes to cool.
    12 drops Stevia extract, 1 tsb Vanilla extract
    thickened whipped cream
  • Take out of the fridge, and using an electric mixer whisk it up until the milk mix gets really thick and doubles in volume, about 3-4 minutes.
    mixing milk and gelatin mixture

Notes

Optional toppings:

Maple syrup, berries, banana slices, whipped cream (see recipe below), chopped nuts, hemp seeds, cacao nibs, coconut shreds … get creative!
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