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Torrijas, a delicious Spanish sweet that is great to eat any time of the day, but is especially popular for breakfast! It is a very old dish that is eaten during Lent and is said to have originated in the South of Spain to make use of stale bread. There are many variations of torrijas, but the two most common are topped with cinnamon and sugar or drizzled with honey.

Probably the best thing about making torrijas is that it only takes about 15 minutes from start to finish and you can make them even if you don't have stale bread on hand! Follow our step-by-step How to Make Torrijas in our step-by-step.

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