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Cuban Torrejas

  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
lb of Cuban bread (sweet bread, sobao bread)
1/2
cup milk
1
tablespoon vanilla
6
eggs
4
oz whipped cream cheese
1/2
cup whipped cream
1/2
cup guava jelly
Cinnamon, for sprinkling
4
tablespoons butter

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

If you prefer, you can use brioche or sliced bread. You can also use guava paste.

This Cuban-style French Toast or Torrejas is the perfect way to celebrate the Lenten season or Holy Week. You can serve them for brunch or with a scoop of ice cream as the perfect dessert for your family.

Directions

  • 1 Combine the cream cheese and whipped cream in a mixer. Place in the refrigerator to keep cool while you prepare the toast.
  • 2 Cut the bread into slices approximately 1 inch wide and set aside.
  • 3 Beat the eggs. Add the milk and vanilla, and continue beating.
  • 4 Heat up a large pan and add 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • 5 Dip each one of the slices in the milk and egg mix. Place each of the slices in the pan and cook until golden brown on both sides, approximately 1 minute per side.
  • 6 Remove from the pan, and place on a tray or serving dish. Spread with 1 teaspoon of the guava jelly, then top it off with 1 tablespoon of the whipped cream and cream cheese. Sprinkle with cinnamon or brown sugar, if desired.

This Cuban-style French Toast or Torrejas is the perfect way to celebrate the Lenten season or Holy Week. You can serve them for brunch or with a scoop of ice cream as the perfect dessert for your family.

Rate and Comment

Jeannette Quinones Jeannette Quinones
September 20, 2016

This Cuban-style French Toast or Torrejas is the perfect way to celebrate the Lenten season or Holy Week. You can serve them for brunch or with a scoop of ice cream as the perfect dessert for your family.