Do you like recipes but are you celiac, do you have an allergy to eggs or cannot drink milk with lactose? If so, we propose 3 wonderful French toast recipes without gluten, egg or lactose. You will love them.

The French toast is a traditional and very popular throughout the Spanish geography especially during the dates of Easter sweet.

Not only on these dates the torrijas are prepared, but also at other times during the year such as Carnivals, All Saints’ Day, and of course at any other time of the year that we want to taste this wonderful and exquisite sweet.

The torrijas can be prepared with various recipes from the traditional and classic recipe, to the red wine torrijas, and sweet wine torrijas.

On this occasion at Natursan we wanted to share with our readers three French toast recipes, in this case it is toast for people who have some type of food intolerance or allergy such as lactose, gluten or egg, ingredients present in the recipe for classic or traditional torrijas.

With these new recipes we can say that we can all eat French toast while giving up this delicious traditional sweet.

Gluten-free French toast

To prepare these classic torrijas, but without gluten, we will need to have gluten-free bread. It is a recipe that comes in handy for people with celiac disease who have an intolerance, sensitivity or allergy to gluten.

The other ingredients are the same as in the recipe for traditional or classic torrijas.


  • 250 grams of gluten-free bread cut into thick slices.
  • 750 ml. whole or skimmed milk.
  • The grated skin of an orange.
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cinnamon sticks.
  • 125 grams of sugar.
  • Sunflower oil or olive oil mild flavor.
  • To slice the torrijas: a teaspoon of ground cinnamon and a teaspoon of sugar.
  • Honey or light syrup to accompany the French toast.


  1. In a heater we put the milk to heat over low heat. We put the grated skin of the orange, the sugar and the cinnamon sticks inside the milk. Stir to mix well and heat until it starts to boil.
  2. Once it boils, we turn off the fire. We let the flavored milk rest until it is warm.
  3. We remove the cinnamon sticks and put the flavored milk in a wide container that allows us to soak the slices of bread.
  4. We put all the slices of bread soaked in the milk and we reserve it in the fridge for an hour.
  5. In a frying pan we put plenty of oil to heat to fry the torrijas.
  6. While we beat the eggs. Carefully we are removing the bread from the milk, we are passing it through the beaten egg and we are frying them with medium heat.
  7. We brown the torrijas well on both sides and be careful not to destroy them when turning them over.
  8. We cover a tray or plate with absorbent paper to put the fried French toast and drain the oil.
  9. When the torrijas are warm we are slicing them by the mixture of sugar and cinnamon.
  10. We can also sprinkle them with a little icing sugar.

The torrijas can be accompanied with a little honey or light sugar syrup.

Lactose-free torrijas

The torrijas lactose are very easy to prepare just need to use lactose – free milk instead of milk with lactose which is what usually takes the classic recipe for French toast.


  • 350 grams of bread from the day before.
  • One liter of lactose-free milk.
  • 2 cinnamon sticks.
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 grams of sugar.
  • The grated skin of a lemon.
  • Sunflower or virgin olive oil, mild flavor, (to fry the torrijas).
  • A tablespoon of ground cinnamon, a tablespoon of sugar, (to coat the torrijas).


  1. We cut the bread into slightly thick slices. In a warmer we put the milk on the fire to heat; we add the grated skin of the lemon, the cinnamon sticks, and the sugar and stir to mix all the ingredients well.
  2. Heat the milk over low heat until it starts to boil. When it is boiling, we turn off the fire and reserve until it is warm.
  3. We remove the cinnamon sticks and place the bread slices into the flavored milk. We will keep the bread soaked for at least an hour and in the fridge.
  4. We will be removing the torrijas carefully so that they do not destroy since they will be very soft. We are putting them on a plate or tray.
  5. We put plenty of oil in a pan to heat it and fry the torrijas.
  6. The oil should be very hot. In a bowl, beat the eggs well.
  7. We pass the torrijas through the beaten egg and we are depositing them inside the pan, we fry the torrijas with medium heat and we are browning well on both sides.
  8. Once fried, we remove the torrijas and put them on a tray or plate that we have covered with a napkin or absorbent paper so that the excess oil drains off.
  9. In a plate we make the mixture of powdered cinnamon and sugar to scrape the torrijas when they are warm.

When taking them to the table we can accompany them with a little honey on top, light syrup or also flavored syrup.

Eggless French toast

Ideal recipe for people who are allergic to eggs or for people who follow a vegan diet.

In this recipe, the torrijas are of course not sliced ​​in egg as we do with the classic torrijas, nor are they fried in abundant oil; they are grilled just by smearing a little oil on the bottom and sides of the pan.


  • 300 grams of bread from the day before cut into thick slices.
  • One liter of whole or skimmed milk.
  • 2 cinnamon sticks.
  • The grated skin of an orange and a lemon.
  • 150 grams of sugar.
  • A little bit of sunflower oil or mild-flavored virgin olive oil.
  • Icing sugar to sprinkle and present the French toast.
  • Honey to accompany the torrijas.


  1. Inside a warmer or saucepan we put the milk, the lemon and orange zest, the sugar, the cinnamon sticks.
  2. We put on the fire, stir everything well and heat with medium heat until it starts to boil. Once it boils, we turn off the heat and let it rest until the milk is warm.
  3. Remove the cinnamon sticks and add the slices of bread to the milk. We reserve the bread to soak in the flavored milk for at least an hour and in the fridge.
  4. After time we take the soaking bread out of the fridge. Put a little oil in a pan and spread the bottom and sides of the pan well.
  5. We put it on the fire to heat and when it is very hot we put the torrijas inside to go grilling or roasting them, browning them well on both sides.
  6. Once they are well browned, we are putting them on a tray or plate.

When tasting the torrijas we can accompany them with a little honey on top or sugar syrup or with a mixture of sugar and cinnamon sprinkled on top.




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