BLACK CHERRY -Bread Pudding

sandra parker

By
@spicy7

Yes I love bread pudding in fall and cool weather but summer when cherries are plentiful is the best time for ME to make it too! NOTE ,IF YOU USE FRESH CHERRIES MAKE SURE TO REMOVE PITTS.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 large
eggs
2 c
half and half
1 c
plus 1 tablespoon sugar
8 slice
white bread lightly toasted+torn in pieces
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
nutmeg ,pinch of salt
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
almond extract
2 Tbsp
softened butter
1 Tbsp
almond slices [optional ]
1 c
cherries fresh or frozen [ i used fresh ]
1/2 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Butter a 8x8 oven proof dish. Spread tore bread in. In a bowl whisk together sugar, spices, and salt . remove 1 tablespoon sprinkle 1/2 of the tablespoon on cherries and almonds stir in almond extract.
2
Save the other 1/2 tablespoon of sugar mixture for top of pudding.
3
In medium bowl beat eggs with the cup of sugar + spice mixture, beat 2 minutes , beat in vanilla extract and half and half .
4
Pour over bread in buttered 8x8 dish, Sprinkle cherries with almonds over evenly PRESS DOWN INTO MILK WITH THE BACK OF A SPOON making sure milk covers all.
5
Let bread soak 25 minutes until bread absorbs milk, in refrigerator . PREHEAT OVEN TO 325 DEGREES
6
Pinch Pieces of butter DROP EVENLY over bread Sprinkle Saved 1/2 Tablespoon Sugar over top.
7
Place the 8x8 dish into larger dish or pan [ I used a 9x13 one ] SLOWLY pour hot tap water half way up larger dish ,DON'T GET ANY WATER INTO BREAD .
8
BAKE: 50 MINUTES SERVE HOT OR COLD WITH POWDERED SUGAR, EITHER WAY IS VERY GOOD.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy