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Chocolate French Toast

Chocolate French Toast

If it takes a little chocolate to get your family to eat whole grain bread, this is the way - so no white bread allowed! It’s basically a sandwich with chocolate in between two slices of French toast. Try to find a soft whole wheat bread with at least 3 grams of fiber per slice. I use Rudi’s Organic 100% Whole Wheat Bread. The darker the chocolate, the more health benefits. The chocolate will melt so you don’t need any syrup, just a little powdered sugar on top if you like. - Jenny Jones

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Makes: 2 servings

Chocolate French Toast

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices 100% whole wheat bread
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (or 1 1/2 oz. dark chocolate pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon oil for greasing pan (olive or canola)

Instructions:

  1. In a large flat-bottom bowl or a pie pan, whisk together the eggs, milk and vanilla.
  2. Soak bread slices in pairs, turning once.
  3. Heat a large pan over medium-high heat. Add a teaspoon of oil and cook bread on one side in pairs. After 2 minutes, when bottom is golden brown, flip one slice over, top with 2 tablespoons chocolate pieces, and top with the cooked side of the 2nd slice. In other words, you’re putting the two browned (& hot) sides together with chocolate in between, like a chocolate sandwich.
  4. When the sandwich is brown on the bottom, carefully turn it over and brown the other side.
  5. Serve plain or with a little powdered sugar. No syrup is needed.

Chocolate French Toast

6 Comments on "Chocolate French Toast"

  1. Karen

    Hello Jenny,

    For the Chocolate French Toast what is the name of the vanilla extract you used? Thank you

    Cheers,
    Karen

    • Jenny

      My vanilla is Nielsen-Massey, which they sell at Williams-Sonoma.

  2. Elisa

    Made these french toast this morning, with my whole wheat home made bread.. and I barely used the sugar.. DELICIOUSSSS!!! I also added some turmeric (great anti inflammatory and cancer fighter) and cinnamon (regulates the sugar level in the blood) to make them even healthier 🙂
    thanks!!!

  3. khabirah

    I just made these and they taste so good. I can’t wait to try fruit fillings!

  4. Blake M.

    Jenny… I decided to do it three ways since I couldnt decide… chocolate with raspberry preserve inside… chocolate with orange zest in batter.. and chocolate with a dash of coffee liquor and ground cinnamon in the batter… all delicious and sweet as you.. =)

  5. Michael T.

    I made your French toast for breakfast. It was awesome!

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