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Cinnamon French Toast with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote


Cinnamon French Toast with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

Slices of low-carb, almond bread are soaked in a creamy, cinnamon-laced, egg custard, and pan-fried to caramelized golden-brown.



  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup (95 g) sugar-free, alternative sugar
  • ½ cup (120 ml) heavy cream
  • ½ cup (120 ml) whole milk
  • 8 slices Sola Low-Carb Bread (variety of your choice)
  • Oil of your choice for cooking
  • Unsalted butter for cooking

Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

  • 3 oz (85 g) fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 3 oz (85 g) fresh rhubarb, chopped
  • ¼ cup (50 g) sugar-free, alternative sugar
  • 2 tbsp water

Optional topping

  • Unsweetened whipped cream


  1. Make the strawberry-rhubarb compote: hull and slice the strawberries, and roughly chop the rhubarb. Place all ingredients into a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce the heat to a rolling simmer and continue to cook for 5 to 10 minutes until the compote has thickened. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside.
  2. Make the French toast: place all ingredients except for the bread into a large bowl. Whisk the mixture well to incorporate and dissolve the Sola sweetener. Cover a plate with paper towel and set aside. Place the bread slices in the egg mixture and soak for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, add 1 tablespoon of oil and 1 tablespoon of butter to a large, nonstick frying pan and place over medium heat. Swirl the pan around until the butter starts to foam.
  4. Carefully remove the bread slices from the egg mixture and drag gently across the top of the bowl to discard excess custard mixture. Place the bread into the frying pan, 3 slices at a time. Allow 2 to 3 minutes cooking time per side until the French toast is golden-brown and no liquid seeps out when you press it lightly with a spoon (use 2 pans if you want to speed things up!)
  5. Remove the French toast slices from the pan and place on the paper towel-covered plate to soak up any excess oil.
  6. Serve the warm French toast with the compote and whipped cream if desired.



4 servings

Prep time

10 minutes

Cooking time

10 minutes

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*Net carbs assist you in tracking carbohydrates that impact blood sugars. Dietary fiber and SOLA sweetener should be subtracted from total carbohydrates since they minimally impact blood sugar.