My favorite brunch food ever!

Serves 4

You will need:

2 tablespoons butter

1 1/2 tablespoon plain flour

1 cup warm milk

salt and pepper

8 thick slices of good bread

8 slices ham

4 oz grated gruyere cheese

4 fried eggs, sunny side up

  1. Melt the butter in a small pan and add the flour.
  2. Stir for about a minute, don't let it go dark.
  3. Add the milk, a little at a time, stirring until you have a smooth sauce. If it's to thick, just add some more milk.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Heat oven to 400F.
  6. Place 4 slices of bread on a baking tray covered with parchment paper.
  7. Add some sauce, ham, cheese and another piece of bread.
  8. Bake in the oven until golden.
  9. Serve hot with more sauce and a fried egg on top.

TIP:

Photography by Alexandra Grablewski

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