Yankee French Toast *
cinnamon raisin bread, preferably a few days old
Beat eggs in bowl and then beat in milk, rum, sugar, pinch of salt, cinnamon and a few gratings of nutmeg.
Place bread on a jelly roll pan.
Pour mix over slices and let stand for 30 minutes or so, preferably in refrigerator.
Melt 2 to 3 tbls butter in large skillet. Fry soaked bread until golden brown on bottom.
Turn and fry other side until it browns.
Make syrup by mixing ½ cup maple syrup with ¼ cup rum.