Clean up is easy too. You'll need one large bowl, one small one, a baking pan, measuring cups (you can mix the cinnamon sugar topping in one), measuring spoons, and a whisk.
Bread Pudding with Sweet Butter Topping
1 loaf whole grain bread, broken into small pieces
2 12 oz. cans evaporated milk
1 cup water
6 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp. nutmeg
5 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1/4 cup butter, softened
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place broken bread pieces in a large bowl.
Combine milk, water, eggs, sugar, nutmeg, and vanilla, and blend well.
Pour over the bread, add the softened butter, and toss to coat. If dry, add 2-3 teaspoonsful additional water, one at a time, until bread is well moistened. Mixture should be wet, but not soggy.
Spoon mixture into a greased 13x9 inch baking dish.
Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until set.
Serve with Sweet Butter Topping.
Sweet Butter Topping
6 Tbsp. butter
1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
½ cup sugar
1 cup whipping cream
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
Melt butter in small saucepan. Whisk in flour and cook 3-4 minutes. Stir in sugar and whipping cream. Cook 2-3 minutes. Stir in vanilla. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Serve warm over bread pudding. Add Cinnamon Sugar Sprinkle for garnish and taste.
Cinnamon Sugar Sprinkle
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
1/4 cup sugar
Combine ingredients in a small measuring cup, and sprinkle atop warm bread pudding.
This makes an easy dessert that's filling and tastes wonderful. All the flavors of home, and very little work. I like the smell of bread pudding when it's baking. It reminds me of childhood and happy times. What recipes do you make that bring back fond memories?