Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease a 9x16 glass baking dish
Cut Brioche bread into 1 inch cubes.
Toss bread cubes with melted butter, cinnamon, and 1/4 sugar.
Toast bread in oven for 10 minutes until lightly browned. Set aside.
Whisk together eggs, half & half, maple syrup, vanilla and salt.
Toss bread with egg mixture, and then pour into baking dish. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup sugar on top of pudding and bread mixture.
Bake for 1 1/4 hours, or until the center is set. Cool for at least 20 minutes before serving. Serve with vanilla ice cream