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Mission Fritada with Wine Syrup



Wine Syrup


  1. Fritada: Slice bolillos or bread into fat finger-length pieces about 1/2 inch thick.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together eggs, half and half or milk, sugar and spices. Dip bread slices into the mixture, soaking both sides well.
  3. Heat a griddle. Add 1 tablespoon each of butter and oil to the skillet.
  4. Fry the bread in batches until golden brown, adding more butter and oil as needed to keep the bread browning evenly.
  5. Serve the fritada garnished with orange or lemon slices with the warm syrup.
  6. Wine Syrup: Combine all syrup ingredients in a saucepan. Simmer over medium-low heat for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar evenly.
  7. Keep the syrup warm.

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