Hot Chocolate French Toast Recipe

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An extravagant breakfast recipe, made especially for a chocolate lover, have a look at our hot chocolate soaked french toast. Having chocolate for breakfast never came in a better shape or form until now! Breakfast or brunch can be made even more chocolatey with some french toast soaked in hot chocolate.

Not only can this be the perfect morning treat, it also makes for a fantastic chocolate dessert that can be enjoyed after lunch or dinner, depending on what you are feeling.

How to make french toast soaked in hot chocolate?

This is a recipe perfect for the chocolate addicts. Using coconut oil in replacement of butter, and coconut milk instead of whole milk, the recipe can be adjusted to slightly healthier requirements. Don’t forget to add as many toppings as you like! We found the hot chocolate french toast even more endearing topped with fresh fruit and some whipped cream.

Our recipe makes the perfect amount for 4 people, if you want to surprise a special someone in the morning then try soaking the bread overnight for an extra moist french toast chocolate sandwich.

More chocolate recipes include our chocolate brownie waffles and homemade white hot chocolate.

Hot Chocolate French Toast Recipe

chocolate soaked french toast recipe

By Nabihah Parkar Published: May 19, 2015

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 60 mins

For a decadent, chocolate feast first thing in the morning, try our hot chocolate soaked french toast recipe! This recipe concentrates wholly on chocolate, it is the dream of any chocolate lover. Enjoy with whipped cream, nuts and fruit.



  1. For the ganache, heat the cream and 1 tablespoon of butter (or coconut oil) in the microwave at 30 second intervals. Stir in the instant coffee until smooth. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes or the fridge for 30.
  2. Microwave one cup of coconut milk for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the drinking cocoa powder a tablespoon at a time and mix until it has the right amount of chooclate for you. Let it cool for 5 minutes.
  3. In a baking pan, whisk together the eggs, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt. Add in the hot chocolate mixture.
  4. Spread the ganache over one side of all the slices of bread, do not use it all up. Sandwich two slices together to end up with 4 sandwiches.
  5. Place the sandwiches in the baking pan hot chocolate mixture, cover it and place in the fridge for 15 minutes. Flip the sanwiches over so the other side can soak and leave for another 15 minutes.
  6. Cook the french toast in a pan over medium heat, using butter. Cook on each side for 3-4 minutes or until slightly crispy. Serve with whipped cream, toppings like nuts and fruit, and the rest of the ganache.

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