Cuban Bread French Toast
Yield: 4 servings
1 cup half-and-half
3 large eggs
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 (1-inch) slices day-old/stale cuban bread
4 tablespoons butter
powdered sugar and maple syrup for serving
In a large bowl, whisk together the half-and-half, eggs, honey, vanilla extract, cinnamon and salt.
Over medium-low heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a 10-inch nonstick skillet.
Dip bread into mixture, allow to soak for 20 seconds on each side, and then place in skillet.
Cook 2 slices of bread at a time in the pan and cook until golden brown, approximately 2 to 3 minutes per side. Repeat with all 8 slices.
Serve immediately with powdered sugar and/or maple syrup.
loosely inspired by Alton Brown