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Crock Pot Bread Pudding

Discussion in 'Food Recipes' started by BostonsJ, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. BostonsJ

    BostonsJ Guest

    Important to note I doubled this recipe but it was not necessary. This recipe serves 6 without a doubt. Every slow cooker is different this only took 3 hours in my cooker so just keep checking on this. The recipe says 5 hours. Not in my cooker.


    INGREDIENTS:
    4 cups bread cubes, toasted (I used day-old croisants and some italian rolls toasted).
    2 1/2 cups milk, scalded, cooled slightly
    2 eggs, beaten
    3/4 cup sugar
    1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    dash nutmeg
    dash salt
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 tablespoons melted butter
    1 cup raisins, optional
    dessert sauce or whipped cream for garnish
    PREPARATION:
    Lightly butter the slow cooker then add bread cubes. In a small bowl, whisk together the scalded milk, eggs, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, vanilla, and melted butter. Pour milk mixture over the bread cubes then add raisins, if desired. Gently, using a large spoon or spatula, press bread cubes down into mixture so all bread pieces will soak up milk mixture. Do not stir. Cover and cook on LOW setting for 5 to 6 hours, until bread pudding is set. Serve with a dessert sauce .


    Brandy Sauce

    Ingredients
    1/2 cup heavy cream
    4 (0.25-1/2 cup) tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
    1/2 cup white sugar
    2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
    2 tablespoons cognac
    Directions
    1 In a small, heavy saucepan, bring the cream to a boil. (I used a double boiler)
    2 Stir in the butter and sugar.
    3 Pour some of this mixture into the egg yolks, whisking to prevent curdling.
    4 Return egg-yolk mixture to the pan and simmer, stirring constantly, just until the mixture thickens; do not boil.
    5 Remove from the heat and stir in the Cognac. You can substitute any liquor or just use flavorings of your choice.
     
  2. H2O babe

    H2O babe Guest

    Holy schmoly BJ - this sounds fabulous. I shouldn't even have come over here and read this one! Okay, maybe I'll just print it off for when I need to have a nice dessert to serve company. Thanks!

    K.
     
  3. Beryl

    Beryl Guest

    Oh my....I wish I liked bread pudding ::eek:::eek:!!
     
  4. Cruise cutie

    Cruise cutie Guest

    :dizzy..MY BODY is doubling reading and remembering eating it..yummo!!:grin...Joanne
     
  5. Corky

    Corky Guest

    I love bread pudding, and I think I will make this for X-mas.

    BostonsJ - question - are the ingredients above that you have listed "the Doubled recipe" or the original?

    Thnx!
     
  6. lilacben

    lilacben Guest

    Hi I live in the UK and we call this Bread and Butter pudding, Our bread pudding is different. Using steal bread soaked in water. Wring the water out as much as possible. Mix with dried fruits, raisins ect. brown sugar, mixed spices,egg and suet. mix together and put in oven dish. bake in the oven.
    It is delicious, but not good for waistline.!!
     

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