Chocolate French Toast

  • 5MINS
  • 10MINS
  • 269KCAL

Our indulgent Chocolate French Toast is a real slimming friendly treat for breakfast whether you’re counting calories or following Weight Watchers.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories269
  • Carbs6g
  • Protein5g
  • Fat7g
  • Saturates2g
  • Sugars5g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

Our indulgent Chocolate French Toast is a fantastic, slimming friendly breakfast treat that’s perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.

French toast has to be one of our absolute favourite breakfasts and this Chocolate French Toast is unbelievably good. Nobody would have thought that something this tasty could be slimming friendly!

This Chocolate French Toast has all the things you’d expect from a standard french toast recipe – bread, eggs, spices, sweetness – but without all of the calories and Points.

The chocolate spread filling makes it extra special or you could even swap this out for your favourite jam instead.

We love ours served with fresh strawberries and a little aerosol cream – just remember to adjust the nutritional values accordingly!

What diets is this Chocolate French Toast suitable for?

This Chocolate French Toast recipe can be made gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;

  • Wholemeal bread

It can also be made dairy free by swapping the following ingredients for dairy free alternatives;

  • Nutella

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Chocolate French Toast recipe?

  • You need to count 9 Points per portion of this Chocolate French Toast recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 7 Points per portion of this Chocolate French Toast recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 7 Points per portion of this Chocolate French Toast recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Chocolate French Toast?

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This Chocolate French Toast is really simple to make and all you will need is a good, non-stick frying pan like this one from Amazon!

How many calories are in this Chocolate French Toast?

There are 269 calories per portion in this Chocolate French Toast, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Chocolate French Toast is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Mix the egg, spices and sweetener in a shallow dish.

Step 2

Cut the crusts off the bread and evenly spread the chocolate spread over one slice. Pop the second slice on top to create a sandwich.

Step 3

Put the “sandwich” into the egg mixture. Leave to soak up the egg and spices for a minute, then turn and leave for another minute to soak on the opposite side.

Step 4

Place a non-stick frying pan on a medium heat and spray with low calorie cooking spray. Carefully place the French Toast into the frying pan and fry on each side for about 3 minutes until golden and crisp.

Step 5

Serve immediately with your choice of garnish!

What could I serve with this Chocolate French Toast?

This Chocolate French Toast is a perfect choice for breakfast, but also works really well when served as a dessert after the following main and accompaniments:

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How do you know when Chocolate French Toast is cooked?

You should cook this Chocolate French Toast for around 3 minutes on each side or until golden and crisp.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Chocolate French Toast in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Chocolate French Toast in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Chocolate French Toast?

No, we wouldn’t recommend freezing this recipe.

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Chocolate French Toast

Our indulgent Chocolate French Toast is a real slimming friendly treat for breakfast whether you're counting calories or following Weight Watchers.
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    10 MINS
  • KCals 269
  • Carbs 6G
WW Points
  • 9 Green
  • 7 Blue
  • 7 Purple

Ingredients

  • 60 grams wholemeal bread
  • ½ tbsp chocolate hazelnut spread
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tbsp granulated sweetener
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Mix the egg, spices and sweetener in a shallow dish.
  2. Cut the crusts off the bread and evenly spread the chocolate spread over one slice. Pop the second slice on top to create a sandwich.
  3. Put the "sandwich" into the egg mixture. Leave to soak up the egg and spices for a minute, then turn and leave for another minute to soak on the opposite side.
  4. Place a non-stick frying pan on a medium heat and spray with low calorie cooking spray. Carefully place the French Toast into the frying pan and fry on each side for about 3 minutes until golden and crisp.
  5. Serve immediately with your choice of garnish!

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LeahdesmierWednesday 10th October 2018

Hi, just finished eating g this, it’s absolutely a firm favourite now, so good! I used kingsmill crustless so still got my 3rd slice left for later, no need to cut the crusts off. Thank you for the recipe! X

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