Mom's Cherry Nut Bread Pudding

Jen Smallwood

By
@usmcmom1

this is from my mother's own homemade recipes...I was blessed with all my mothers cookbooks, hand written recipes -
we love this tasty & yummy change to the "old bread pudding," with cherries & pecans - you can't go wrong...


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Serves:
6-8 servings
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
dried cherries
3 Tbsp
cherry wine or cherry juice concentrate
3/4 c
evaporated milk
1/4 c
butter
3 c
white bread cubes
1/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/8 tsp
salt
2
beaten eggs

Step-By-Step

1Heat cherries in wine/juice until medium warm and soak for 20 minutes. Heat milk & butter in sauce pan.

2In large bowl, combine the next 6 ingredients and the cherries (don’t drain). Add milk mixture and stir gently. Spoon into a greased one-quart baking dish. Place dish in pan of hot water.

3Bake at 350 degrees F for 45-55 minutes, or until knife inserted one inch from edge comes out clean.

4Serve warm Top with whipped cream & a sprinkle of almonds, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy