Torrijas in Madrid and Spain are the most typical sweets enjoyed during Holy Week, and their preparation and ingredients are similar to French toasts. They are made by dipping a slice of bread in milk, syrup, or wine, then in egg and fried in a pan with oil. Lastly, they are sweetened with honey or sugar and cinnamon.
If you are in Madrid during Holy Week and you have a sweet tooth, don’t miss out on trying this exquisite treat! We have taken the time to try many torrijas in Madrid and here are recommendations for some of the best places to try them.