From, "At Your Service...Southern Recipes, Places and Traditions," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 6 slices white, wheat or pumpernickel bread


Beat the egg, vanilla, sugar, milk, cinnamon and salt in a medium mixing bowl.  Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.  Dip the bread slices in the egg mixture until soaked through.  Place in the skillet in a single layer.  Cook on both sides until golden brown.  Serve with your favorite syrup.