Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

Diseño Textil Artesanal Xochiquetzal

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@SaraAlvarado

This capirotada, or Mexican bread pudding(FROM PRE-HISPANIC KITCHEN) features layers of nuts, cheese, dried fruit, and bread drizzled with cinnamon-infused sugar syrup.


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Serves:

8

Ingredients

1 1/4 CUPS PACKED DARK BROWN SUGAR 1 1/4 CUPS WATER 2 (3-INCH) CINNAMON STICKS 4 1/2 CUPS (1/2-INCH) CUBED FRENCH BREAD (ABOUT 8 OUNCES) 1/4 CUP GOLDEN RAISINS 1/4 CUP SLIVERED ALMONDS, TOASTED 2 TABLESPOONS BUTTER, CUT INTO SMALL PIECES COOKING SPRA

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Discard cinnamon sticks.
Combine bread, raisins, almonds, and butter in a large bowl. Drizzle with warm sugar syrup, tossing gently to coat. Spoon mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with cheese. Cover with foil; chill 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Serve warm

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy