2 cups Milk
1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
3 1/2 oz. Butter
12 Slices Bread (preferably a day old)
1/2 Vanilla Bean, Seeds Scraped (or 1/2 tsp. extract)
Warm up milk and 3/4 cup sugar and vanilla. Bring to light boil and then remove from heat and let cool off.
Whisk eggs with the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar.
Heat butter in a large saucepan. Dip each slice of bread into the milk and then into the eggs. Cook on each side until browned.
Place cooked French toast on a plate and sprinkle with powdered sugar and cinnamon.