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Poor Knights of Windsor   Veg  HT  DP  English  25mins


Serves 4   Hot  Alcohol Vegetarian  Dessert  Pudding  England  British  Europe



4 Slices Stale White Bread
2 tbsp Caster Sugar 
150ml/5fl.oz. Milk
1 tbsp Sweet Sherry
4 Egg Yolks, beaten
75g/3oz Butter

1 teasp Ground Cinnamon
Strawberry or Raspberry jam




1. Remove the crusts from the bread and cut each slice in half. 


2. Place 1 tablespoon of the sugar, the milk and sherry in a shallow dish and stir to dissolve the sugar.


3. Place the egg yolks in a shallow dish and beat well then dip the slices of bread in the milk mixture and then into the egg yolks.


4. Melt the butter in a large frying pan and fry the bread until golden brown on both sides. Drain well and keep hot while the remaining pieces are fried.


5. To serve - sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon and serve hot with strawberry or raspberry jam.



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