Wow, I never knew French toast could be transformed in this way! Wow, that's incredible!

– Five big eggs
(1) cup of low-fat milk
- 3/4 cup of granulated sugar (plus more for the topping) - 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence - 1 cup of whole milk
ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon
1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg, ground
- One-fourth cup fat-free butter
(serving) maple syrup
What to do
1. Butter a baking dish that is 9 inches by 13 inches. Make a single layer in the plate with the French bread pieces, overlapping them slightly if needed.
2/3 cup sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, half-and-half, milk, vanilla essence, and eggs should be mixed together in a big basin. Beat with a whisk until smooth and creamy.
Third, moisten the bread pieces well by pouring the egg mixture over them. Now is the time to subtly suggest that the bread be soaked more thoroughly if you so choose.
4. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight, covered with plastic wrap, so the tastes may fully develop a rapport with one another.
5. Set your oven temperature to 350°F (175°C) the next morning. It is time to unveil that French toast, so take it out of the plastic wrapper.
Sprinkle some sugar on top of the bread and dot it with little bits of butter. Who can say no to a little more sweetness, right?
7. When the toast is puffy and golden, like a bright, crisp autumn morning, bake it for 35 to 40 minutes.
8. Take it out of the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. To get the look of brûlée, put more sugar on top and quickly broil until the sugar caramelizes, giving it a delicious crunch.
9. Top with maple syrup and serve with one of the recommended sides.
Tips and Variations

- To make it dairy-free, replace the milk and half-and-half with your preferred plant-based milk, such as almond or coconut.
- A You may make it fancier by adding orange zest or a dash of whiskey to the custard.
- A In order to have perfectly custardy and flavorful French toast every time, you must soak the bread overnight.
- A You may top it with powdered sugar instead of caramelized sugar if you're short on time in the morning.
- A Have fun with it since the greatest recipes are those that are prepared with love.