French Toast Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 thick slices bread (a hearty white bread should work, about 1/2″ slices)
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk, warmed
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted plus extra for skillet
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

PREPARATION

  1. Place bread on a wire rack or baking sheet. Bake bread about 8 minutes. flip, then bake another 8 minutes. Remove from rack and let cook 5 minutes.
  2. Whisk together milk, eggs, sugar, cinnamon, butter, and vanilla in a large bowl until well blended.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a large baking pan.
  4. Soak the bread in the mixture about 20 seconds per side, then transfer to a separate baking sheet.
  5. Lower oven temperature to 200F to keep cooked french toast warm.
  6. Add butter to a skillet, and cook over low heat. Transfer slices of bread to the skillet and cook until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes, then flip and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Transfer toast to a baking sheet, and place in the oven.
  8. Repeat until all toast is cooked. Serve warm with butter, powdered sugar, and/or maple syrup.
  9. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from the Food Network