Chocolate French Toast

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

7 Comments on "Chocolate French Toast"

  1. Jennifer Kirkman

    I made this French Toast for Sunday night supper, and it came out well.
    Love trying and making your recipes.you sure inspire me!

  2. 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.

  3. 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!!!

  4. khabirah

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

  5. 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.. =)

  6. Michael T.

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

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