French Toast for Two

READY IN: 25mins




  • Adjust an oven rack to the middle position and heat the oven to 200 degrees.
  • Arrange the bread on a wire rack set over a baking sheet and bake until slightly dry, about 15 minutes.
  • While the bread is in the oven, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter and whisk it with the milk, egg, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Slowly whisk in the flour until smooth.
  • Pour the batter into a shallow dish large enough to hold 2 slices of bread.
  • Transfer 2 pieces of the bread from the oven into the batter and soak both sides, about 30 seconds per side.
  • Meanwhile, melt 1 more tablespoon of the butter in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until beginning to brown, swirling to coat the pan.
  • Remove the bread from the batter, allowing excess batter to drip back into the dish, and lay it in the hot skillet.
  • Cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2 1/2 minutes per side. Adjust heat to prevent from browning too quickly.
  • Transfer the French toast to the wire rack and keep warm in the oven.
  • Repeat with the remaining butter, bread, and batter.