For the ultimate in French Toast, try this easy and simple recipe for Brioche French Toast. It's divine.
Slice brioche bread into 8 thick slices. Set aside.In a large shallow bowl or pie plate, add in eggs, half and half, cinnamon, vanilla extract and salt. Whisk together to combine.Lay 3 to 4 slices at a time and cook each side until golden brown. Lift out of pan, place on a serving plate. Put the next dipped slices in the pan. If needed, add more butter and oil. Just a tablespoon should be enough. Repeat until all slices are golden brown on each side.
Dip each piece of bread into the custard mixture. Dip both sides.
In a large nonstick fry pan, add in butter and oil and cook over medium heat until melted.
If not eating right away, place in a warm oven no more than 180 degrees. Just to keep warm until you are ready to eat. (Brioche French Toast tastes best when eaten within a few minutes of cooking)
Serve with a small scoop of butter and pure maple syrup. Enjoy!