Raisin bread pudding

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PREP TIME

20 min

Makes

4 to 6 servings

* PLUS Baking Time: 60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter , at room temperature
  • 6 to 8 slices raisin bread , at least one day old
  • 1 unpeeled apple , thinly sliced (optional)
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla , or finely grated orange peel
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325F (160C). Lightly butter slices of bread. Cut into 1-inch (2.5-cm) cubes. They should measure about 6 cups.
  • Place in a buttered 8 inch (2 L) square dish. Tuck in apples slices. Whisk eggs together with granulated sugar and 1/2 teaspoon (5 mL) cinnamon. Then gradually whisk in milk and vanilla. Pour over bread. Stir brown sugar and remaining cinnamon together, then sprinkle overtop of pudding.
  • Bake, uncovered, in centre of preheated oven until golden and puffed, about 1 hour. Pudding is great served warm with ice cream.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 247,
  • Protein
  • 10.3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32 g,
  • Fat
  • 8.7 g,

A more comforting use for leftover raisin bread would be hard to find.