4 Tasty Ways To Transform Sliced Bread

We're willing to go out on a limb and say that basically everyone has a loaf of sliced bread on hand at all times. But being such a staple also gives sliced bread a reputation for being boring, typical, or even repetitive. Keeping that in mind, we're about to transform your sliced bread with these 4 simple recipes. Check out just how versatile your bread can be!

1. Fried Grilled Cheese

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty Level: Easy

You'll Need:

For the filling:

  • 4 slices white bread
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices chorizo

For the batter:

  • ⅔ cup flour
  • ½ cup corn flour
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Here's How:

1.1 Heat a pot with cooking oil. Top 1 slice of bread with 1 slice of cheddar cheese, 3 slices of chorizo, and 1 slice of cheddar cheese. Repeat for the second sandwich.

1.2 Place 1 bread slice on top of each sandwich and cut each one in half diagonally.

1.3 Prepare the batter by mixing the flour, corn flour, salt, baking powder, egg, honey, and milk until combined. 

1.4 Dip the sandwich triangles in the batter.

1.5 Fry the battered sandwich triangles in hot oil and until golden brown.

2. Potato Pakora

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty Level: Easy

You'll Need:

For the filling:

  • 3 slices white bread
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce

For the cheesy mashed potatoes:

  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • salt, pepper & nutmeg to taste
  • 3 cheese cubes

Here's How:

2.1 Wash and boil the potatoes, keeping the skins on. Once softened, drain the potatoes and let cool, then peel off the skin. Mash the peeled potatoes and season with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and parsley. Add the yolk of 1 egg to help bind the mashed potatoes.

2.2 Coat a cheese cube in the mashed potatoes and form into a log.

2.3 Briefly freeze the potato cheese logs.

2.4 Heat a pot of cooking oil. Stir the water and hot sauce together in a shallow bowl or plate. Cut the crust off of the slices of bread and dip them, one at a time, in the hot sauce mixture.

2.5 Press the soaked bread flat between your hands, making sure it doesn't tear, then wrap the potato cheese log in it, pressing down firmly so that everything stays together.

2.6 Fry the spicy mashed potato sticks in hot oil until golden brown using a metal slotted spoon.

3. Jelly Donut

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty Level: Easy

You'll Need:

For the donut:

  • 2 slices white bread
  • 1 tbsp raspberry jam
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • vanilla extract

Here's How:

3.1 Spread raspberry jam on the first slice of bread.

3.2 Put the other slice of bread on top and cut a small hole out of the center of the sandwich using a bottle cap.

3.3 Cut the sandwich into a circular shape using a round, wide-mouthed glass.

3.4 Combine the eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, and milk, then dip the jelly donut in the egg mixture.

3.5 Heat some oil in a frying pan and fry the jelly donut on both sides until golden brown.

3.6 Roll the fried jelly donut in cinnamon sugar and take a big, delicious bite!

4. Fried Ice Cream Sandwich

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty Level: Easy

You'll Need:

  • 2 slices sliced bread
  • 1 scoop of ice cream

Here's How:

4.1 Put 1 scoop of ice cream in the center of a slice of bread, then put the other slice of bread on top.

4.2 Use a round, wide-mouthed glass to cut out the sandwich in a round shape.

4.3 Remove the excess bread and press the edges of the sandwich together to make sure it stays sealed. For the best results, brush a small amount of egg white over the ice cream sandwich and briefly freeze. Heat a pot of cooking oil and put the ice cream sandwich on a metal slotted spoon.

4.5 Fry the ice cream sandwich in hot oil until golden brown and serve immediately.

Who knew white bread could be so versatile? These recipes bring new life back into a boring basic – you'll never look at sliced bread the same way again!


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