Moist and Light Homemade Bread Pudding
The Best Bread Pudding
This recipe is one that I make every New Years and is enjoyed by everyone including young children. It can be served with a dollop of whipped cream on top or a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side. This is a recipe that you will want add to your recipe box for sure.
1 loaf of day-old french bread (16oz.). Cubed
2 (12 oz.) cans of evaporated milk
3/4 cup water
4 eggs (lightly beaten)
3 apples ( peeled, cored, and chopped)
1 1/4 cups raisins
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
3/4 cups chopped pecans
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
(Store bought caramel sauce is delicious added after bread pudding is done.)
How to make The Bread Pudding
First preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Take a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish and cost with non-stick cooking spray. Set this dish to the side for the time being.
Next stir the bread cubes, evaporated milk and water in a large bowl. When that is mixed well, stir in the eggs and blend well.
Now is the time to add the apples, raisins, sugar, vanilla and butter. Blend together well. Stir in the pecans.
Pour the mixture into the baking dish and sprinkle with cinnamon.
Bake between 35 to 45 minutes or until bread pudding is set.
Drizzle with the caramel sauce and serve warm,
This recipe yields 12 servings.