1. Whisk eggs, yolk, milk, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla, and salt in a bowl. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and add 1 Tbsp butter. When the bubbles calm down, sprinkle 1 1/2 tsps sugar and melt to caramelize.
2. Dunk a slice of bread in the bowl; place in skillet. Repeat with two more slices. Cook until undersides are deep golden. Sprinkle each slice with 1/2 tsp sugar; flip and cook until golden.
3. Wipe out the pan with a paper towel; repeat steps with remaining bread.
Serves 12. Per slice: 170 calories, 23g carbs, 4g protein, 7g fat, 65mg cholesterol.
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