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An ancient way to make stale bread tasty.
Serves 4.
4 thick slices of bread
2 eggs beaten
1 cup white or red wine
1 tablespoon sugar
Oil for frying
Confectioners sugar to serve
Cinnamon to serve
1. Cut crusts off bread and cut into quarters. Place in a deep dish.
2. In a bowl, mix eggs with wine, cinnamon and sugar. Pour over the bread and leave to soak for 3 minutes.
3. Pour oil 1/2-inch deep into pan. Heat on medium high. Drain the bread and slide it into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent kitchen paper.
4. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar and ground cinnamon.

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