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How about trying out some Spanish dessert for this easter? Give this Torrijas, which is actually a variation of the normal bread pudding, a try and you are sure to remember the Easter forever! Yes, seasoned with cinnamon and sherry, the taste of this Torrijas can just be heavenly!
  Bread slices 10 (1 Inch Thick)
  Sifted confectioners' sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon

Cut 2 circles from each bread slice with 2 1/4 inch-round cookie cutter.
Sift sugar and cinnamon together; set aside.
Place eggs in small mixer bowl; beat with electric mixer until fluffy.
Strain eggs.
Stir in sherry.
Dip each bread round into egg mixture: Fry in 380°F oil in deep fat fryer until lightly browned on each side.
Watch carefully; Torrijas brown quickly.
Remove from oil with slotted spoon; drain on absorbent paper.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1346 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.9%

Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 1795.6 mg74.8%

Total Carbohydrates 256 g85.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.7 g42.9%

Sugars 119 g

Protein 35 g69.8%

Vitamin A 10.2% Vitamin C 0.48%

Calcium 32.3% Iron 54.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Torrijas Recipe