Uptown "gorilla" Cheese Sandwiches

Recipe by Emjay99
READY IN: 30mins


  • 4
    slices white bread (thick slices) or 4 slices whole wheat bread (thick slices)
  • butter, for spreading as well as
  • 1
    tablespoon butter, melted
  • 4
    slices old cheddar cheese, sandwich size, not processed cheese slices (or plastic cheese as I call it!!!)
  • 4
    slices tomatoes (large slices)
  • 4
    eggs, room temperature, separated
  • 14
    teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1
    teaspoon hot English mustard, dried or prepared
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray an oven proof dish with vegetable spray.
  • Toast the bread lightly and butter one side.
  • Place butter side up in prepared casserole.
  • Top each slice of bread with cheese slice then tomato. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the tablespoon of melted butter to the egg yolks together with the mustard and salt and pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  • Beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until stiff.
  • Fold in the yolk mixture and pour over the bread slices.
  • Bake until golden brown and set - about 15 minutes.