CreeksideTavern: Monte Cristo Sandwich
Wheat Bread- 12 Slices
Shaved Ham- 8 slices
Shaved Turkey 8 slices
Jack Cheese 8 slices
American Cheese 8 slices
Batter (recipe below)
In this order place on first piece of bread, 1 slice of jack cheese, 2 slices of shaved ham, second piece of bread, 2 slices of shaved turkey, 1 slice of American cheese. "Smash it!" (This is the fun part and helps keep things together for next part). Note: Make sure the meat and cheese do not hang over edges of bread.
¾ tsp Salt
1 2/3 C Water
1 ½ tsp Sugar
1 2/3 C Flour
1 ½ tsp Baking Powder
Whip with wire whisk water and egg until smooth. Add flour, sugar, salt and baking powder mix thoroughly. Place in shallow pan.
Now make by putting a toothpick in each corner of sandwich to keep it together. Preheat hot oil to 350 degrees. Using tongs fully coat sandwich in batter. Place in preheated oil sandwich should be submerged. Cook until golden brown. About 3 minutes.
Remove from oil and place on paper towel.
Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar and serve with Smuckers raspberry preserves. Enjoy!
Makes 4 sandwiches.