The Perfect Keto French Toast Recipe

This Keto French Toast recipe is a great sweet breakfast that you can enjoy on a low carbohydrate diet. French toast is one of my all-time favorite breakfast foods to have. It’s tasty, and if done right, it can actually be a healthy start to your day.

The traditional French toast generally combines well with toppings, condiments and garnishes such as maple syrup or honey, fruits, ice cream or even chocolate!

While all these sound delicious, they are often far from keto friendly, and most are generally not the healthiest option (with the exception of certain fruits).

This recipe does contain egg, so it’s not suitable for Vegans. We have created a delicious Vegan French Toast Recipe that you can check out.

If you are after a low-carbohydrate or keto-friendly option then this recipe is for you!

Making the Perfect Keto French Toast

For your bread, you have two options:

  1. You can try making your own by following our Keto Bread Recipe, which is great if you plan on making a loaf of bread.
  2. Alternatively, we also have an easy recipe shown below that can be whipped up in as little as 5 minutes.

The rest of this recipe is like your standard French toast. You simply combine your ingredients to create a batter, then dip the bread into the batter to coat it.

Once it is coated, the bread can be fried in a pan to a golden, crispy texture. Yummy and done!

Once the bread has been fried up, all that’s left is to add your toppings. To keep things keto-friendly, use Lakanto (monkfruit) powdered sugar (or syrup) and add some berries. Just remember to take it easy on the berries! 1

Jessica Migala, writing for Everyday Health, advised that between 20g, and a maximum of 50g of carbs are what is required to maintain ketosis. Staying below 50g will help you maintain ketosis.


4 portions

Time frame

Preparation – 5 minutes
Cooking – 10 minutes (longer if you oven bake)


Keto Bread

  • 4 tablespoons of coconut flour
  • 5 tablespoons of butter – melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons of cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon – powdered or ground
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg – powdered or ground

French Toast Batter

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon of Lakanto monkfruit powdered sugar (or syrup)

Optional Ingredients:

  • Sugar-free maple syrup
  • Mixed berries to garnish

You will also need

  • Two ceramic or glass bowls
  • A whisk
  • Microwave or oven
  • A baking tray if baking
  • Sharp knife
  • Cast iron pan (or a relatively non-stick pan)

Microwave Oven Method

Not my preferred method of cooking, however, for those who would rather use a microwave, or do not have access to a conventional oven, the blow steps will help you.

  1. Melt your butter in a ceramic or glass bowl
  2. Add the coconut flour, eggs, cream cheese, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg into the bowl and whisk together until they form a batter-like texture
  3. Cook the mixture in your microwave for 90 seconds, then remove from the microwave and allow it to cool for a minute or two
  4. Once cooked, proceed to cut the bread into serving-sized pieces
  5. Set aside and make your batter mix

Conventional Oven Method

Following the steps outlined above, there are a few slight variances to apply wen using a conventional oven.

  1. Place the butter into a pan and melt on a low heat
  2. Take the pan off the heat and pour into an oven safe dish. Add the coconut flour, eggs, cream cheese, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg and whisk together until they form a batter-like texture
  3. Preheat the to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F)
  4. Place the mix into the oven and check every couple of minutes until the mixture has cooked through to a firm, bread-like texture
  5. Once cooked, proceed to cut the bread into serving-sized pieces
  6. Set aside and make your batter mix

Making the Keto French Toast Batter Mix

  1. In a deep, flat dish, add your 4 eggs and 1 cup of heavy whipping cream. Then combine together using your whisk
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a pan
  3. Dip your keto bread on both sides in your egg and heavy whipping cream mixture
  4. Fry each side until crispy, remove the toast when you have the color you want

You are now ready to serve and eat! Top with lakanto and serve with sugar-free syrup if you want a sweet finish. Berries are a delicious addition to your keto French toast (provided you don’t overdo it on the berries!). So quick and easy to make, you’ll master this keto French Toast recipe in no time. Pop over to our Recipes page for some other yummy ideas.


  1. “Everything You Need To Know About Monk Fruit Sweeteners” – Food Insight Staff, 27 October 2021 [Food Insight] [Archive] ↩︎

Last Updated on 1 month by D&C Editorial Team

About the Author

Luke has a background in bodybuilding and martial arts. His fitness focus drove his interest in health. After learning about what a plant based diet can offer he began to transition from a carnivorous diet to one that comprised of more plants and wholefoods. A devotee of clean drinking water, and clean eating, Luke is on a life long path to fulfillment and understanding.

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