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Healthy Peach French Toast Bake - Vegan
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
A healthy and delicious breakfast treat that will change the way you eat bread! No more thrown-away stale loaf, no more boring toasties, but a mouth-watering French toast casserole oozing with sweet peach compote that can be made overnight!
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: bread, breakfast casserole, french toast, healthy breakfast, peach, summer food
Servings: 4 people
Author: H.P.
Dry ingredients
  • 1/2 of a loaf of bread ~250gr, sliced
  • 4 ripe peaches ~450gr
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds ~24gr
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • ¼ tsp salt
Wet ingredients
  • Zest and juice (~75mof an orange
  • 2 egg-substitutes: 1 tbsp (~10gground flax seeds + 80ml milk/water
  • 360 ml (~1.5 cunon-dairy milk of choice
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Oil spray for the casserole
  • Optional: 2tbsp (~30mmaple syrup
  • 20 gr slivered almond
  • Additional maple syrup or maple-sweetened coconut yogurt
  • Optional: chop nuts and dried fruits
The evening before
  1. Make flax-egg: combine flax meal and milk/water in a cup, stir and let sit for 5 minutes
  2. Cut peach into wedges
  3. Spray the casserole with coconut oil
  4. Layer bread onto the baking dish, sandwiched with 1/2 amount of peach wedges
  5. Mix all wet ingredient into a milk mixture
  6. Add flax-egg, which has now thickened into a jelly texture
  7. Add chia seeds, salt and spices into the wet mix
  8. Stir well and pour onto the layered baking dish
  9. Move around so that it is evenly distributed
  10. Layer the rest of peach wedges on the surface
  11. Sprinkle with slivered almonds
The next morning
  1. Preheat the oven to 175C (375F)
  2. Bake on middle tray for 40 minutes
  3. Serve warm with maple or mapled-yogurt drizzle and extra chopped nuts.