Family Tested & Approved
french bread - 3/4 inch thick
orange juice or grand marnier
Arrange sliced French bread in single layer in a 9 x 13 baking dish.
In medium bowl, beat eggs with rotary beater.
Add milk, vanilla, sugar, and orange juice (or Grand Mariner)until well blended.
Turn slices to coat evenly.
Cover, and refrigerate overnight.
Remove cover. Dot with butter. Generously sprinkle with cinnamon.
Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes, or until puffed and liquid is set.
Serve hot. Serve with powdered sugar and maple syrup if desired.