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Monte Cristo

Ingredients

Sandwich

  • 6 ounces smoked cooked ham
  • 4 (4-inch square) slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices turkey breast
  • 8 slices bread
  • Oil (for frying)
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • Raspberry jam
  • Wooden picks

Batter

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk

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Instructions

  1. Sandwich: Layer 2 slices ham, 1 slice cheese and 1 slice turkey on each of 4 slices of bread.. Top with remaining bread slices. Press sandwich firmly together; cut into quarters. Secure with wooden picks. Heat oil to 375 degrees F in heavy 3-quart saucepan or deep fat fryer. Prepare Batter.
  2. Batter: To prepare batter, combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Beat eggs and milk; stir into flour mixture until smooth. Dip each sandwich in batter to coat well. Fry 3 minutes or until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Remove wooden picks. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
  3. Serve with jam.

Makes 4 servings.