Christina Vasquez Recipe

Cranberry Eggnog Bread Pudding

By Christina Vasquez mendozavasquez


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9-12
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After cooking a huge mexican dinner tonight, my family wanted more out of me, lol. I've been trying to use all the food I already have before going shopping and this is what I came up with for dessert. Who knew this would be a hit with the family? Hmm... this one might be on the breakfast menu next Christmas. I hope you enjoy my take on an old time favorite!

Ingredients

3 c
2% or whole milk
2 c
eggnog
1/2-2/3 c
sugar, keep in mind the eggnog is full of sugar
7
eggs
2-3 tsp
cinnamon, keep in mind the eggnog is full of spice
1 dash(es)
nutmeg, optional
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
8 c
1 lb. loaf of french bread
2/3 c
dried cranberries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter the bottom and sides of a 13 x 9 casserole/baking pan. Set aside.
2
Tear by hand or chop the French bread into 2 inch cubes. Evenly layer cubed bread on the bottom of the buttered pan.
3
In a saucepan, over med. heat, warm milk, eggnog and butter along with cranberries. Set aside.
4
In a large bowl mix sugar and cinnamon together. Add eggs, vanilla and stir.
5
Slowly, while stirring, add the lukewarm milk mixture to the egg mixture. Set aside.
6
Pour batter on top of bread. If using cranberries, you may spread them out at this time. Bake 45-50 min. The top should be golden. Enjoy!

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7 Comments

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Aug 30, 2013 - Kim Biegacki shared this recipe with discussion groups: College Bound Daughters of the KING Eggnog Lovers Tablescapes USA State Recipes
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Dec 17, 2012 - Tiffany Bannworth shared this recipe with discussion group: For the Love of Husbands, Children, and From Scratch Cooking
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Christina Vasquez mendozavasquez
Sep 26, 2012
@ronda La Rosa, I hope you like it:) Don't you just love making something delicious for the family Christmas morning, I do. I also have a savory breakfast casserole recipe posted. The name is: Breakfast Awaits
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Ronda La Rosa proudmomof9
Sep 20, 2012
I really think I am going to make this for Christmas
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Christina Vasquez mendozavasquez
Feb 8, 2012
@jackie Mento: I hope you enjoy this recipe!