Thursday, May 5, 2016


     Hey guys and welcome back to my blog, I am so excited about this new recipe because is so easy to make and so yummy. Today we are going to talk about Cuban Torreja. Torreja is known to be a sweet type of bread very similar to French toast however it already is made to perfection with the syrup dripping of off the bread. My Abuela of course is an expert at everything she does, but torrejas is one of her specialties. Yummy! What makes it a little complicates is the making of the toast plus these Cubans can never find the easy way around anything of course the syrup is hand made as well! But at the end it is all worth it the crunch of that sweet bread is worth hours!!!!!! 

3 egg yolks
1 cup whole milk
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 eggs, beaten
3 tablespoons vegetable oil for frying
8 to 10 slices Cuban or French bread

1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1/2 medium lemon peel
1 cinnamon stick
How to Make:
Dip the bread slices in the milk/egg mixture one by one until they get thoroughly soaked. Lift the pieces from the mixture and let the excess mixture drip off.
Now take the wet bread slice and dip each side in the beaten egg.
Fry the coated bread slices in small batches until golden brown on each side. As you make more toast, add a little more oil to the pan to keep the toast from sticking.
Place the fried bread slices in a single layer in a jelly roll or baking pan and pour the syrup over them slowly so that it gets a chance to soak in.
Place the baking pan in the refrigerator for a minimum of 1 hour to chill.
Dust the tops of the bread with a little cinnamon and serve cold. You may also serve these warm.
You Are Welcome… Don’t thank me thank my ABUELA!!


  1. It looks somewhat like an elephant ear from the fair but even better.

  2. Nice, I have always heard of it, but never knew what it looked like until now. Thanks for showing it to me.

  3. This looks very similar to a honey bun. I will definitely try this one day!

  4. i love when my abusela makes these, they're so good!!!