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capirotada (mexican bread pudding)

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

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

(2 ratings)
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For capirotada (mexican bread pudding)

  • 1 CUP EACH:
  • walnuts
  • almonds
  • peanuts
  • raisins
  • grated jack cheese
  • 4 lg
    cinnamon sticks
  • 2 qt
  • 1 Tbsp
    whole cloves
  • 1 lb
    brown sugar
  • BREAD:
  • 1
    loaf french bread

How To Make capirotada (mexican bread pudding)

  • 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.