Makes 4 servings
1/2 loaf sturdy, day-old French or Italian bread
1/2 cup low-fat or fat-free milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Trim crusts off of bread and cut into 1-inch-thick cubes. In a bowl, beat eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon. Add bread cubes and mix to saturate.
Lightly butter a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan. Place pan over medium-high heat. Lift bread cubes from mixture, shaking off excess liquid. Add cubes to hot pan and cook (adjust heat if necessary), turning as needed, until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Keep warm.
Repeat to soak and cook remaining cubes. Discard any remaining egg mixture.
If desired, top with maple syrup, whipped cream, powdered sugar or fruit of your choice.
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