This is not the least caloric French toast you will ever have but It is definitely worth it.
10 slices raisin bread
10 eggs, well beaten in large bowl
2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
4 cups half-and-half
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Place eggs in the large bowl of your electric mixer and beat until thick and light lemon -color. Add sugar and vanilla and beat until thoroughly incorporated. with the machine running on low speed, add the cream in a thin stream until incorporated.
Butter the bread and place half, buttered side down, in 13 X 9-inch Pyrex dish. Ladle enough egg-cream mixture to just cover the bread. Arrange the remaining bread, buttered side up on top and ladle remaining custard mixture over until 1/2-inch from the pan.
Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes ir until knife inserted in center pulls out clean. Let rest for 10 minutes. Cut into 8 pieces. Place each serving on plate; dust with confectioner’s sugar.and sprinkle with fresh berries. Berry or maple syrup definitely optional.