Super tasty French toast stars with ketchup dip – make kids a breakfast they’ll literally jump out of bed for!
French Toast Easy Recipe
Liven up the kids breakfast time with our yummy little French toast stars with a side of ketchup.
This is one of our favourite breakfast ideas for the kids.
These delicious eggy bread stars are sure to be a hit with your little one and they’re super simple to make.
Kids just love it when food is more interesting to look at and just who doesn’t want to be eating a star shaped breakfast?!
It’s a lovely weekday recipe and easily quick enough to make for school day breakfast.
French Toast Ingredients
French toast is a great food for kids – fast and super easy to make.
- 2 eggs
- 2 slices white bread – you can use brown or wholegrain bread if you prefer.
- 1 tbs olive oil for frying – you can swap for rapeseed oil if you like.
- 1 tbs tomato ketchup to serve – feel free to add our favourite sauce to dip your stars
How to make French Toast Stars
This is great if your looking for recipes to use up eggs.
- Whisk the eggs – crack the eggs in a small bowl or cup and whisk them with a fork.
- Get ready to dip the bread– carefully pour the beaten eggs onto a small plate – one that fits a slice of bread on it.
- Dip the bread – place a slice of bread into the beaten egg mixture – press it down slightly, the bread is like a sponge it will soak up the egg mixture.
- Turn the bread over – coat the other side in the egg mixture.
- Heat the oil in the pan – add a splash of olive oil to a non stick frying pan over a medium heat – once the oil is hot place the eggy bread into the pan to fry.
- Cook the eggy bread – cook for around 2 minutes on one side before flipping and cooking the other side – make sure both sides are lovely and golden brown.
- Soak up excess oil – once cooked place the eggy bred onto a slice of kitchen paper to soak up any excess oil.
- Cut out the stars – transfer to a chopping board and using the star shaped cookie cutter cut out as many stars as you can from the French toast.
- Serve the French toast stars – just add a little pot of Heinz tomato ketchup for dipping.
Make school day breakfast your way
Our French toast stars are super tasty and one of our favourite fun breakfast ideas just as they are.
But you can mix things up differently – try….
- Add more fibre! – for ramping up the fibre content and choose a wholegrain or seeded bread
- Swap the dip! – serve with BBQ dip or drizzled in maple syrup
- Make gluten free eggy bread – use gluten free bread and be sure the dip is gluten free too
How to serve French bread stars
- Perfect for school day breakfast – add a glass of smoothie or fresh juice.
- I tend to add a healthy smoothie like our delicious spinach and kiwi smoothie with banana and yogurt.
Get the Spinach Smoothie recipe here. You can’t taste the spinach in this smoothie at all and so it’s a great way to get kids to eat greens!
More kids breakfast recipes to make
- Chocolate sprinkle breakfast sandwiches – this sweet little breakfast is inspired by the Dutch classic kids breakfast – buttered bread with chocolate sprinkles – perfect treat breakfast for kids.
- Wise owl toast – this healthy breakfast is just the CUTEST! Toasted muffins spread with peanut butter and decorated with fruit to look like little owls.
- Cereal sundae – serve cereal in a more exciting way – layer up cereal with yogurt and fruit and add a drizzle of syrup or honey to finish off.
Get lots more delicious, healthy kid friendly recipes here
- 2 eggs
- 2 slices white bread
- 1 tbs olive oil
- 1 tbs tomato ketchup
- Whisk the eggs and pour the eggy mixture onto a plate.
- Dip the bread into the egg mixture and coat both sides.
- Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a frying pan and cook the eggy bread until golden brown on both sides.
- Cut star shapes from the eggy bread using a cookie cutter.
- Serve straight away with tomato ketchup for dipping.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 444Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 372mgSodium: 592mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 2gSugar: 7gProtein: 18g
Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.
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