Easy Homemade Bread Pudding 101
Today, bread pudding is a comfort food which can easily be made from what's available in most kitchens. In the old days, honey or jelly might replace some of the sugar. No raisins or cinnamon? No problem. What about a sauce? Feel free to play with your food!
In just over an hour, you could be enjoying this treat from the past. Hey, what are you waiting for? =^..^=
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- 10-12 slice
- 1/2 c
- raisins, optional
- chopped walnuts or pecans, optional
- 4 c
- 1 1/2 c
- 1 Tbsp
- butter or margarine
- 1 tsp
- vanilla extract
- sugar & cinnamon, optional
3STOVE DIRECTIONS: Crack the eggs into a saucepan and beat with a whisk or a wooden spoon. Add the milk, sugar, and butter, then heat until hot, but NOT BOILING, stirring constantly. Remove from heat & stir in the vanilla. Pour egg mixture over the bread pieces in the baking dish. Jump down to Step #5.
4MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Crack the eggs into a large microwave safe bowl & beat with a whisk or fork. Stir in milk, sugar, and butter. Microwave for 2 minutes, stir, microwave for 2 more minutes, stir, check to see if it's hot, but NOT BOILING. If not, continue microwaving for another 30 seconds, then stir & check. When the egg mixture is hot enough, remove from microwave, stir in vanilla, and pour over the bread pieces in the baking dish.
8ARE YOU GOING TO GET SAUCED? In my family, bread pudding is usually eaten warm with a little milk poured over the top. But many people love to top their bread pudding with a sauce. Popular choices are Praline Sauce (Paula Deen has a great recipe online), Vanilla Custard Sauce, Rum Sauce, Whiskey Sauce, Lemon Sauce, and Caramel Sauce. Other people like a simple drizzle made of confectioners sugar & milk. Enjoy the search for the perfect bread pudding topping for your family. =^..^=