French Toast with Strawberry Compote

Fluffy French toast topped with a strawberry compote. The California strawberries are cooked down with lemon juice, brown sugar, cardamom, cinnamon & nutmeg. Recipe by Lloyd Rose.

Strawberry French Toast with Strawberry Compote

French Toast with Strawberry Compote

Yield: 3 Slices

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French Toast:

  • 355 g vegan egg liquid
  • 3 bread slices
  • tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • tsp kosher salt

Strawberry Compote:

  • 300 g California strawberries with the stems removed and the strawberries cut in halves.
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tbsp pure maple syrup
  • tsp cardamom powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon powder
  • ¼ tsp grated nutmeg
  • tsp kosher salt


  • Pour the vegan egg liquid into a large, rimmed plate.
  • Using a fork or a whisk to mix in the remaining listed French toast ingredients excluding the bread.
  • Grease a nonstick pan with butter, coat the 3 bread slices into the batter and fry them at medium heat on both sides until golden. Then set them aside.
  • In a medium sized pan, set to medium heat, add in the lemon juice, maple syrup, the California strawberries, and then cover the pot for 5 minutes to bring to a simmer.
  • Remove the lid and mix in the cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  • Cook until the strawberry sauce has been reduced.
  • Let the strawberries cool to room temperature or pour them while still hot over the French toast.

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