Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: American, Desserts
Butter; softened 7 sl Bread 1 qt Milk 3 Eggs; slightly beaten 1/2 c Sugar 1/4 ts Salt 1/3 c Raisins 1 ts Vanilla; optional 1/2 ts Cinnamon; optional Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Butter 1 2-quart baking dish. Spread a generous amount ov butter on one side of each slice of bread and line the bottom and sides of the baking dish. Mix together the remaining ingredients and pour over the bread. Place any extra bread on top and press them down so they submerge. Let stand for about 10 minutes, a little longer if the bread is dry. Bake covered for 30 minutes, then uncover and bake for 30 minutes longer. If you like a crustier top, slip the dish under a hot broiler for a few minutes until deep golden. Serve warm with a pitcher of heavy cream.