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How to prepare the best Honduran Torrejas

This traditional Christmas preparation has the quality that it does not need to fry the Torrejas, being cheaper and healthier to prepare.

How to prepare the best Honduran Torrejas
How to prepare the best Honduran Torrejas


  • 2 o 3 yolk bread rolls
  • 10 eggs approximately
  • 1 Rapadura or sweet panela
  • Cloves to taste
  • Cinnamon stick to taste
  • Allspice seeds to taste


Bolillo Preparation

  • Slice the rolls a little thin (2 cms.).
  • Separate the whites from the yolks, reserve the yolks. Beat the whites until stiff, then add the yolks and beat them with the whites.
  • Pass the bread slices through the beaten eggs and place them on a hot griddle or Teflon saucepan on all sides, then place them

Honey Preparation

  • Cut the sweet potato into pieces and place in a pot of water to boil with the cloves, cinnamon and allspice seeds.
  • Filter the honey so that it does not carry the remains of the sweet or other ingredients

Final preparation

  • Arrange the bread slices in order in a tall pot
  • Pour the honey until it covers the torrejas
  • Bring to a boil over high heat, then lower to a simmer for 20 minutes.



  • Tip 1: The eggs must be at room temperature for the white to rise.
  • Tip 2: Beat a small amount of eggs (4 maximum), it will give you more by preventing it from going down too fast.
  • Tip 3: Do not fry the torrejas with oil, it is not necessary, and you will avoid the work of washing them and spending more on oil.