Dairy-Free Coconut French Toast with a Tropical Twist

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Dairy-Free Coconut French Toast with a Tropical Twist
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 13, 2023

Indulge in a delicious breakfast with this dairy-free coconut French toast recipe. Made with creamy coconut milk, sweetened with a hint of maple syrup, and topped with tropical fruits, this French toast is a tropical twist on a classic dish. It's perfect for those with dairy allergies or anyone looking to enjoy a flavorful and satisfying breakfast. Try this recipe and transport your taste buds to a sunny island getaway!


  • 6 slices of bread (preferably stale)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • Tropical fruits (such as bananas, pineapple, or mango) for topping
  • Maple syrup or powdered sugar for serving


  1. In a shallow dish, whisk together the coconut milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. Place the bread slices in the dish and let them soak in the coconut milk mixture for about 2 minutes per side.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the coconut oil over medium heat.
  4. Carefully transfer the soaked bread slices to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
  5. Remove the French toast from the skillet and transfer to serving plates.
  6. Top with a variety of tropical fruits and drizzle with maple syrup or sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • French toast is believed to have been invented in medieval times when people needed to use stale bread to avoid wasting food.
  • Coconut milk is a popular alternative to dairy milk for vegans and those with lactose intolerance.
  • Tropical fruits are not only delicious but also packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
  • This dairy-free coconut French toast is a great way to start your day with a taste of the tropics, even if you're miles away from a beach.