Healthy Gingerbread French Toast with a Sweet Molasses Syrup

This healthy Gingerbread French Toast is made with multigrain bread, gingerbread spice, and a homemade molasses cream cheese icing. It's the perfect Christmas breakfast or brunch recipe the whole family will love!













For the Gingerbread French Toast

  • 12 slices multigrain bread
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 Tbsp egg whites (or more milk)
  • ⅔ C almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 2 tsp blackstrap molasses
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ½ tsp cloves

For the Molasses Icing

  • 2 oz fat free cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 2 tsp molasses
  • ½ C Stevia
  • 2 Tbsp milk


For the Sweet Molasses Syrup

  1. Heat a large skillet or griddle to medium heat and grease with cooking spray.
  2. In a large, shallow bowl, whisk together the eggs, egg whites, milk, molasses, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves.
  3. One by one, soak each piece of bread in the egg mixture on both sides, then place on the heated skillet. Cook for 3-4 minutes, flip, then cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  4. Serve warm with Sweet Molasses Syrup, sugar-free maple syrup, or any other desired toppings like whipped cream or nuts!

For the Sweet Molasses Syrup

  1. Whip the cream cheese until smooth. Add in the molasses and whip until smooth and the color is dark.
  2. Finally, add the milk and Stevia, whipping until smooth. Add more Stevia for a thicker icing or more milk for a thinner icing, according to personal preference.


Nutrition facts are a calculated estimate of 2 slices of Gingerbread French Toast with 2.5 tablespoons of icing and do not include any other toppings.


Serving: 2 slices / Calories: 307 / Fat: 8.4g / Saturated Fat: 1.5g / Carbohydrates: 38.7g / Fiber: 4g / Sugar: 3.3g / Protein: 16.8g

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