Cinnamon Toast for breakfast, 4p a slice

Aug 18, 2013 | 1 comment


Cinnamon Toast for breakfast, 4p a slice


This was breakfast this morning, Cinnamon Toast, 4p a slice, very scrummy (we won’t mention the Nespresso coffee I had with it – sshhh!). I have been thinking about breakfasts, and Cinnamon Toast sprang to mind. Decided to try it without any egg

Cinnamon Toast

This was really delicious, I am going to try it with other spices. Ginger, Mixed Spice, Nutmeg – yum yum 🙂 .

When I make a meal plan for Thrifty Lesley, I budget a fluid 20p for breakfast and lunch, 50p for dinner, 10p for a cakey thing on the £1 a day, so if you have this for breakfast, options open up. A 2nd slice! or an extra 16p somewhere else during the day, a more expensive dinner perhaps, or pop the extra few pence in a jar to save up for some kind of treat. A new nail varnish or lipstick, or a pint down the pub.

This is from Meal Plan 2, a complete 7 day plan for 2 adults. Contains 3 meals a day, plus snacks , all recipes and a shopping list

cinnamon toast
cinnamon toast

Cinnamon Toast for breakfast

Super quick and easy
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 1 min
Cook Time: 3 mins
Total Time: 4 mins
budget meals
dairy free by Olguioo from the Noun Project
Dairy Free
No Nuts by Llisole from the Noun Project
Nut Free
vegan by Guilherme Furtado from the Noun Project
Vegetarian by Philipp Petzka from the Noun Project
Servings: 1
Cost per portion 4p
Calories: 152kcal
Author: Thrifty Lesley
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  • 1 slice bread
  • 2 tsps veg oil
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp sugar


  • Drizzle a tsp of oil on each side of a slice of bread and rub it in.
  • Then sprinkle on half a tsp of sugar and a generous pinch cinnamon and press it in, flipped over the bread and repeated the oil/sugar/cinnamon.
  • Put the slice in the toaster and toast it for about 3 minutes. Just right, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. Serve immediately


Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Toast for breakfast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Sodium 123mg5%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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1 Comment

  1. Tracey and Lesley Hibbett

    Definately sounds yummy and good on price to. Lovely!


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