Torrejas are a traditional sweet dish from El Salvador, very similar to american style french toast.
- 2 loaves of french bread (from the previous day)
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups of Organic Whole Cane Sugar
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup milk
- vegetable oil
In a pot add water, organic sugar, and cinnamon sticks. Place on high heat and stir constantly until boils, then reduce to low heat and allow to thicken and caramelize.
Cut slices of bread about 3/4 inch thick. In a large bowl whisk the egg whites until stiff and gradually add the egg yolks, one at a time. In a separate bowl add milk. Soak each slice of bread in the milk then, soak the bread in the eggs, and transfer to a hot frying pan , fry until golden.
Add a little water to the syrup , bring to a boil and place the torrejas in the syrup for 1-3 minutes. Serve on plate decorated with cinnamon sticks and sprinkle with cinnamon powder.