Armer Ritter – Poor Knights Recipe

This is a good way to use up old baguette style bread. Can be made as a breakfast, or indulgent snack.

Difficulty: Simple.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4.


  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 8 slices of slightly stale (within 1 – 2 days after initial serving) baguette
  • Butter or margarine for frying


  1. In a deep dish, whip eggs milk and salt together.
  2. Place baguette slices in egg mixture, and allow to sit for 2 minutes. Then turn over.
  3. In a large frying pan, melt butter. Fry slices until golden brown on both sides.

* Serve with sugar and cinnamon, or favorite preserves.

Nutrition Facts
Per Serving
Makes 4 Servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 265 Cal. from Fat 70
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 22%
Monounsat. Fat 1.9g
Polyunsat. Fat 0.8g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 494mg 21%
Potassium 168mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Protein 11.3g 23%
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 7%
Iron 13%
Selenium 34%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs.
The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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