Keto French Toast Sticks

It was before I made the choice to eat healthy when I would visit my fave fast food drive thru to get my breakfast of French Toast sticks. I would get an extra syrup cup, and never thought twice about the ingredients!

That was 8 yrs ago before my daughter was born and I became conscience of my eating habits! I have since gone gluten free and most recently keto! I still have my two children to feed so I have to recreate favorites to make them healthier! So here you have my version of French Toast sticks! They were a big hit with the kids, and I plan on making extra and freezing for the busy school mornings ahead!

The first step in making these uber yummy sticks is to have your fave loaf of bread! You can purchase a loaf of keto bread, or follow my recipe to make your own! Here is my quick and easy recipe to make a tasty loaf of your own!

So now that you have your bread of choice ready, take out 3 slices and lets get started!

Cut each slice vertically into 3 pieces like this!

Set aside while you prepare the egg dip!

You will need a semi shallow bowl and add 2 large eggs and 1/4 cup heavy cream(or canned coconut milk).

Then add 1 tsp ground cinnamon and 1 tsp vanilla extract.

Whisk it all well until it looks like this! You want to make sure it is well whisked as you don’t want stringy egg whites cooked to your sticks!

Now its time to heat up your pan. Get it nice and hot and add 1 Tbsp coconut oil or butter. I prefer coconut oil as it gives it a fried doughnut taste😋!

Get your batter bowl close to the pan and dip each side into the egg wash. Gently place on the pan after you let the excess drip off.

Don’t crowd too many on as you want to have room to flip them!

Give it a few minutes and then flip to the other side. You want them golden brown like this.

Since my slices were thicker, I also put them on their sides to crisp up the edges. If your bread is thinner you won’t have to worry about this step.

Next add 1/4 cup Lakanto monkfruit sweetener (or preferred granulated sweetener) and 1 Tbsp cinnamon to a small bowl. Whisk well.

As the french toast sticks are done, brush them with softened, or melted butter.

Then dip each one in the cinnamon/sweetener bowl.

They are ready to either place on a cookie sheet and freeze for quick breakfasts, or to eat immediately!

I poured out some of Lakantos Sugar Free maple syrup to dip mine in. The kids used real maple syrup for theirs!

They are dense and filling! I absolutely loved these! The dipping is fun too!

This recipe makes 2 servings at approx. 5 net carbs per serving!

Keto French Toast Sticks

3 slices of your favorite bread

2 large eggs

1/4 cup heavy cream or coconut milk

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp vanilla extract

Butter or coconut oil for cooking

1 Tbsp ground cinnamon

1/4 cup keto granulated sweetener

(Optional)Extra butter for brushing onto sticks before dipping in cinnamon/sweetener

  1. Cut bread into sticks.
  2. Whisk eggs, cream(or coconut milk), vanilla and cinnamon.
  3. Soak bread into egg mixture.
  4. Heat skillet to medium high, melt butter or coconut oil briefly(be careful not to brown or smoke oil)
  5. Pan fry french toast sticks until golden on each side.
  6. Mix cinnamon and sweetener. Brush sticks with softened butter or coconut oil. Dip french toast sticks in mix.
  7. Serve with
    sugar free syrup to dip into.

Keto Copycat Wheat Bread **gluten free**

I dove in with two feet and tried this bread out!!

Oh my goodness, it smells AND tastes like wheat bread!!

If you follow directions completely, you will not be disappointed. It is not nut free and replacing the almond flour will be disasterous.

Also note you need psyllium husk POWDER!! I found this one on Amazon!

It may have a different “look” but this brand is best!

Find the right pan and a scale.

Weigh ingredients for best results.

No cups because I want your bread to be successful.

Do not over mix the ingredients or the dough will become gummy or collapse upon cooling.

Whole eggs cause the psyllium-flax bread to smell like ammonia – yuck! Make sure its whites only. You can use fresh or carton egg whites.

Psyllium is an absorbent fiber. If one doesn’t drink enough water while taking psyllium, it will absorb water from the body. No one wants to get a bowel obstruction, but everyone likes to be regular, right? Drink a glass of water with the serving of bread and be happy!

Lets go make some bread!!

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10 ounces blanched almond flour

3 ounces Bob’s Red Mill flax Meal(regular or golden)

100 grams Psyllium Husk POWDER( it must be powder)

1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

8 ounces egg WHITES ONLY (226.80 g)

3 ounces apple cider vinegar (85g)

14 ounces boiling water (396.89 g)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 8×4 inch metal loaf pan. I used my dark cast iron bread pan and greased with coconut oil.

Heat a kettle of water to a boil. Grind the golden flax meal in a coffee grinder to make sure it is very fine.

Place a large bowl on a scale, turn it on, zero it out, and measure 10 ounces of almond flour into the bowl. Zero the scale and measure 3 ounces of choice flax meal into the bowl. Zero the scale and change it to grams. Measure 100 grams of psyllium powder into the bowl, then add the salt and baking powder. Remove the bowl from the scale and mix the ingredients with a hand mixer or whisk to ensure that they are evenly distributed.

Put a smaller bowl in the scale, turn it on, zero it out and measure 8 ounces of egg whites into the bowl. Zero out the scale and add 3 ounces of vinegar.

Pour the egg white mixture into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix at a high speed until just combined. (The mixture will begin to expand a bit.) It should only take 10 seconds. DO NOT OVER MIX.

Quickly rinse out the small bowl and return it to the scale. Zero the scale and add the 14 ounces of hot water. Pour the hot water onto the ingredients previously mixed with the eggs and vinegar.

Mix only 10 seconds, no more. Now you will get all dough off of mixer and gather up into a loaf size. Gently work it in your hands for a few seconds. Set in pan.

Bake 80 to 90 minutes. Till internal temperature is 210 degrees F.

Let it cool 5 minutes in the pan so it won’t become soggy. IMMEDIATELY remove and cool on a rack.

Wait until it is completely cooled before cutting.

Keep in fridge up to 1 week.

Use for sandwiches, toast, french toast, so many possibilities!!

Info per 1/2 inch thick slice:

9g fat

10 carbs / 7 g fiber = 3 net carbs

5g protien