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    Disneyland's Blue Bayou Monte Cristo Sandwich

    Disneyland's Blue Bayou Monte Cristo Sandwich. Photo by jadedjenny

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    30 mins

    10 mins

    Cookgirl's Note:

    THE original. I've also posted a vegetarian version. I have had the privilege of eating this sandwich on several occasions at Blue Bayou, possibly one of the most romantic restaurants ever (fascinated by the fake fireflies!) Directions should warn not to ride Alice in Wonderland's Tea Cups' after eating this. Courtesy of Mouseplanet.com. Not diet friendly.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    CURRANT JELLY SAUCE

    FRUIT COMPOTE

    • 1 (12 ounce) jar red currant jelly
    • 1 (15 ounce) can peaches (or your choice of canned fruit. I like peaches)

    BATTER

    SANDWICHES

    • 8 slices white bread
    • 4 slices roasted cooked turkey (1 ounce each sandwich)
    • 4 slices tillamook swiss cheese (1 ounce each sandwich)
    • 4 slices smoked ham (1 ounce each sandwich)
    • vegetable oil, for frying

    GARNISH

    Directions:

    1. 1
      CURRANT JELLY SAUCE: Combine jelly, water and half and half in blender and mix until smooth. Makes about 3/4 cup.
    2. 2
      FRUIT COMPOTE: Combine your favorite fresh and canned fruits and chill well. Yield is about 1/2 cup per person.
    3. 3
      BATTER: Place water, egg, salt, and pepper in a bowl and using an electric mixer, mix well at low speed. Add flour and baking powder and mix until batter is smooth. Chill.
    4. 4
      SANDWICHES: Make 4 sandwiches, putting cheese between ham and turkey. Cut into fourths and put a toothpick through each quarter.
    5. 5
      Heat about 6" of oil to 340 degrees in a fryer. Dip sandwiches in batter to cover all surfaces. Deep fry sandwiches until golden brown, turning as needed. An alternate way of frying it to put approximately 1/4" oil in a large pan and fry the sandwiches on both sides until crispy and brown.
    6. 6
      Remove from oil and take out toothpicks. Drain on paper towel to remove excess oil. Sprinkle sandwiches with confectioners' sugar. Serve with fruit compote and currant jelly sauce.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 19, 2012

      55

      This sandwich is sooo good, just as it is at Disneyland. The only thing is that I had to double the batter recipe to make 4 sandwiches.

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    • on November 27, 2011

      My first time making Monte Cristo Sandwiches. Batter came out perfect, I put bowl in freezer with a couple of ice cubes while I prepped the rest of the ingredients. Be sure to remove ice cubes and stir with a wisk. I also substituted the Swiss cheese for Smoked Gouda (yum), just make sure it's sliced thinly. For the compote I did two, one using cranberry relish and one using boysenberry jam and aged balsamic vinegar (my preference). I will use this recipe forever.

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    • on March 08, 2011

      55

      Great recipe for a great sandwich! :-) I was out of eggs, so I used one tablespoon of milk instead. Still turned out delicious!

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    Nutritional Facts for Disneyland's Blue Bayou Monte Cristo Sandwich

    Serving Size: 1 (1986 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 921.8
     
    Calories from Fat 149
    16%
    Total Fat 16.5 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 7.7 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 93.8 mg
    31%
    Sodium 1613.7 mg
    67%
    Total Carbohydrate 173.2 g
    57%
    Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
    20%
    Sugars 98.6 g
    394%
    Protein 26.6 g
    53%

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    cooked turkey

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