Chef Richard Fitch of Old Towne Country Buffet, Greenwood
- 6 to 9 slices French bread, cut at an angle, each ½ to 1 inch wide
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup margarine or butter, salted
- Cream cheese, softened
Preheat oven to 380 degrees. Apply a thin coat of softened cream cheese to both sides of the bread slices. Sprinkle cinnamon over the cream cheese-covered bread slices.
Mix together the eggs, milk, sugar, 1½ teaspoon cinnamon, vanilla and melted butter. Pour the egg mixture over the bread; let stand for 30 to 60 minutes. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve immediately with warm pancake syrup.