CAPIROTADA (MEXICAN BREAD PUDDING)

Eddie Jordan

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@EDWARDCARL

There are so many recipes that I remember when I was growing up. This is just one that mom made that was fabulas.


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Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1 CUP EACH:

walnuts
almonds
peanuts
raisins
grated jack cheese

FOR SYRUP:

4 large
cinnamon sticks
2 qt
water
1 Tbsp
whole cloves
1 lb
brown sugar

BREAD:

1
loaf french bread

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make syrup with water, brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves. Boil for approximately 30 minutes. Strain and set a side.
2
Cut bread into large squares. Brown in oven until golden brown.
3
Layer in a large casserole dish ( buttered ) using bread, nuts, cheese (small amounts) until casserole is full.
4
Pour syrup over top. Bake in 350 degree oven until boiling, just before taking out of oven, sprinkle remainder of cheese on top until melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Kosher, Low Sodium
Hashtags: #recipe, #Mom's