In a bowl, whisk together eggs and sugar until incorporated. Add vanilla and cream. Slice bread to desired thickness. Dip bread in batter and cook over medium heat. Griddle soaked bread in a pat of butter. Diagonally cut French toast and stagger. Sprinkle powdered sugar on the toast and place a piece of mint on top. Garnish with berries, if desired.
Carmelized Bananas Preparation: On high heat, place butter and bananas in a large saute pan. Cook until brown. Add sugar and bourbon. A flame will be created, so watch your eyebrows! Cook one more minute.
Courtesy of Glenn Harris, chef and owner of New York's Jane Restaurant