In medium size mixing bowl, whisk
together the half-and-half, eggs, honey, and salt. You may do this the night before. When ready to cook, pour custard
mixture into a pie pan
and set aside.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Dip bread into mixture, allow to soak for 30 seconds on each side, and then remove to a cooling rack
that is sitting in a sheet pan
, and allow to sit for 1 to 2 minutes.
Over medium-low heat, melt
1 tablespoon of butter
in a 10-inch nonstick saute pan. Place 2 slices of bread at a time into the pan and cook until golden brown, approximately 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove from pan and place on rack in oven for 5 minutes. Repeat with all 8 slices. Serve immediately with maple syrup
, whipped cream