French Toast

  • 5MINS
  • 5MINS
  • 314KCAL

If you think French Toast is off the menu, then you need to try our slimming-friendly version – perfect if you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories314
  • Carbs3g
  • Protein13g
  • Fat10g
  • Saturates3g
  • Sugars1g

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!

If you think French Toast is off the menu, then you need to try our slimming-friendly version – perfect if you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers!

This French Toast is so easy to make, and it’s something that you can even give to the kids. They will adore it, we promise! It’s a really versatile recipe for the whole family.

You can top the French Toast with your choice of fruit, fromage frais or syrup (or a bit of everything!) to make it even more delicious.

We’ve got loads of tasty breakfast recipes for you to try – why not take a look at these other tasty ways to start the day?:

What diets is this French Toast suitable for?

This French Toast recipe is suitable for vegetarian diets.

It can be made gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;

  • Wholemeal bread

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 French Toast recipe?

  • You need to count 7 Points per portion of this French Toast recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this French Toast recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this French Toast recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

How many calories are in this French Toast?

There are 314 calories per portion in this French Toast, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

You could easily cut the portion size in half, and serve it with an accompaniment such as fruit to cut the amount of calories down!

This 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

Beat the eggs in a bowl. Mix in the cinnamon and granulated sweetener until the mixture turns a caramel brown.

Step 2

Place a large frying pan on a low heat and spray with low calorie cooking spray. Place a slice of bread into the egg mixture, flip it over, press down gently and then place in the frying pan. Do this for the remaining slices of bread. Fry until golden on one side (takes around 2 minutes) and then turn and do the same for the other side.

Step 3

Serve warm with your choice of fruit, fromage frais and syrup!

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How do you know when this French Toast is cooked?

Place a large frying pan on a low heat and spray with low calorie cooking spray. Place a slice of bread into the egg mixture, flip it over, press down gently and then place in the frying pan. Do this for the remaining slices of bread. Fry until golden on one side (takes around 2 minutes) and then turn and do the same for the other side.

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 this 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 French Toast in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can you freeze this French Toast?

We don’t recommend freezing French Toast.

How do I reheat this French Toast?

Place the toast on a baking tray and cook in an oven set to 170ºC for 10 minutes until hot – just keep an eye on it to ensure it doesn’t burn.

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French Toast

If you think French Toast is off the menu, then you need to try our slimming-friendly version – perfect if you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    5 MINS
  • KCals 314
  • Carbs 3G
WW Points
  • 7 Green
  • 4 Blue
  • 4 Purple

Ingredients

  • 120 g wholemeal bread
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • tbsp granulated sweetener
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Beat the eggs in a bowl. Mix in the cinnamon and granulated sweetener until the mixture turns a caramel brown.
  2. Place a large frying pan on a low heat and spray with low calorie cooking spray. Place a slice of bread into the egg mixture, flip it over, press down gently and then place in the frying pan. Do this for the remaining slices of bread. Fry until golden on one side (takes around 2 minutes) and then turn and do the same for the other side.
  3. Serve warm with your choice of fruit, fromage frais and syrup!

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Deborah CareyThursday 19th January 2017

How much sugar would you use instead of sweetner?

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