To make the batter for french toast, place eggs, milk, cinnamon and vanilla extract into a large bowl (large enough to hold a slice of bread). Whisk ingredients together until they are fully blended.
Place a slice of the bread into the egg batter. Use a fork and carefully turn the bread to the other side, to coat all sides with the batter. Once the bread is coated, let excess batter drip back into the bowl before placing the soaked bread in a hot skillet.
Melt butter in a large skillet on medium heat. Place french toast into the buttered, hot skillet. Lightly sprinkle the top of each piece with additional cinnamon. Spoon any of the remaining egg batter onto the top of each piece of classic french toast. Use a fork to pierce the top of the bread, which allows the egg mixture to soak into the bread.
Cook french toast until the bottom of bread is nice and golden brown. Carefully flip the bread over. Continue cooking the other side for a couple minutes until fully browned.
Once the french toast is fully cooked through and browned, remove slices from the skillet and transfer to a serving plate. Butter the french toast, if desired. To serve, sift powdered sugar over the top, then drizzle pancake syrup on top. Enjoy!
NOTE: Caloric calculation does not include powdered sugar or pancake syrup (amount used can vary per person). Calculation was based on the use of brioche bread. Different breads will have different caloric calculations.
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