Maple French Toast:
One soft white baguette, in six 1/2-in. (1.3 cm) slices
1/2 c. (125 mL) maple syrup
1.2 c. (125 mL) milk
1/2 tsp. (2.5 mL) vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. (1.25 mL) salt
2 tbsp. (30 mL) butter
Place bread in a single layer in a 13x9 in. (33x23 cm) baking dish. Beat together eggs, maple syrup, milk, vanilla, and salt. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate 3 hr. or overnight. In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add slices of bread, browning on both sides. Serve hot, with extra butter and warm maple syrup on the side. Serves 3.