Lemon French toast with strawberries

Lemon French toast with fresh strawberries

This lemon French toast is a breakfast or brunch classic served with a mountain of fresh strawberries and a healthy drizzle of maple syrup. 
Course Breakfast, French Toast
Cuisine American
Keyword Brunch, Easy French toast recipe, French toast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 178kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 4 slices thick bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 cups strawberries sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • maple syrup to serve


  • In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and lemon zest.
  • Soak the bread in the egg mixture.
  • Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and add a knob of butter/splash of oil.
  • Fry the bread for 1-2 minutes per side until golden brown.
  • Combine the strawberries and sugar in a separate bowl and set aside.
  • When the French toast is cooked, serve with the strawberries and a drizzle of maple syrup.


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 214mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 42.3mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 2.1mg