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Monte Cristo Sandwich

Recipe from: Jo
Servings: 6

6 slices turkey breast slices, cooked
6 slices Swiss cheese slices, thinly sliced
6 slices ham, extra lean
12 slices bread

For Batter
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ⅓ cups water
1 large egg
vegetable oil, for frying
powdered sugar, for dusting

Place slice each of turkey, cheese, then ham on 6 slices of bread. Use a good bread that is not too thin. Top with remaining bread slices; cut into quarters; hold together with toothpicks.

Mix batter ingredients. Dip sandwiches into batter mixture and fry in hot oil until golden brown. Remove toothpicks and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Batter
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Add water to egg and slightly beat. Add egg mixture to flour mixture and beat until smooth.

Serve with fresh fruit such as melon balls, grapes and pineapple chunks
for an authentic Monte Cristo sandwich.

Serving Ideas: With raspberry jam/jelly


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