Vanilla Cinnamon French Toast

from ButterYum
serves 6-8

Cinnamon Sugar:
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons granulated sugar

1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon fine salt
3 large eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 french baguette, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices

To Make the Cinnamon Sugar:
Combine cinnamon and sugar together; set aside.

To Make the Batter:
Using a blender or food processor, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, eggs, milk, and vanilla; blend thoroughly (the dry ingredients tend to clump together if you mix them by hand).  Pour the batter into a shallow dish.  Soak bread in batter for about 30 seconds per side.

To Make the French Toast:
Preheat cast iron skillet over medium heat.  Spray with nonstick spray and add a tablespoon of butter.  Cook bread on each side until brown; repeating batches until all the batter is used up.  Serve French toast with butter and cinnamon sugar.