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Bennigan's Monte Cristos

Author: YMINIowa
Date Posted: 8/1/2007
Spicy: No

Ingredients List

This recipe for Bennigan`s Monte Cristo serves/makes 6

Ingredients:
6 slices cooked turkey
6 slices Swiss cheese
6 slices cooked ham
6 slices American cheese
18 slices wheat bread

***Batter***
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cup water
1 large egg --beaten

Oil --for deep frying
Powdered sugar
Red raspberry jelly



Preparation Instructions

Directions:
Assemble sandwiches: Bread, turkey, Swiss cheese, bread, ham, American cheese, bread; cut in half diagonally.

Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together to blend well. Add water to the egg and add to the flour mixture mixing well. Dip each sandwich half into the batter and deep-fry (oil must cover the sandwich) in oil pre-heated to 360 degrees until golden brown.

Remove from oil to paper towels. Sprinkle with the powdered sugar. Serve with warm or room temperature jelly, if desired.



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