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Poor Knights - Heirloom Recipe From 1500's Britain )

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Category: Desserts, Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Thick slices of bread
  • 2 Eggs beaten
  • 200 ml White wine [or milk]
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 tb Sugar
  • Oil for frying
  • Confectioners sugar to serve
  • Cinnamon to serve


This dish originated during the middle ages in England and spread all over
the world with many variations. Traditionalists should use bread, but stale
cake is a good substitute. Red wine can be used instead of white.
Substitute milk for wine and you have a more recognizable dish called,
incorrectly, french toast.

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