Prepare a 9×11 glass dish with non-stick spray, or vegetable oil, or butter and dust with flour.
Cut bread in about 3/4 inch thick slices and lay in glass dish, pack together as needed. You will have plenty of bread, to make 2 pans if desired.
Beat eggs well, then add milk, cinnamon, and sugar (or honey or other sweetener) and a pinch of salt.
Pour over bread and let sit for at least an hour or over night. Bake in pre-heated 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until golden brown. Poke for doneness with tooth pick, it should pull come out clean. Careful not to overcook or under cook.
Remove from oven, if desired sprinkle with powdered sugar on top garnish with raspberries or mint leaves or both.