Fruit and Nut Bread Pudding

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By Tammy Raynes
from Natchitoches, LA

Growing up our family was consider "poor" although we never felt like we were. But there were some things that we just didn't have on our table like most people did. One of those was what we called "fancy" desserts. But Mom would make her special dessert that she called Sweet Bread Delight. I found out later that it was just plain old "Bread Pudding". But to us kids, we thought we were really special when she made it. Mom is passed on now and I found her recipe for "Sweet Bread Delight". I've tweak it to fit my family. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

serves 12-15
prep time 2 Hr 30 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients

  • 16
    slices of day-old bread, torn into 1" pieces
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4
    eggs
  • 3 c
    milk
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 can
    (21-ozs) apple pie filling
  • 2 c
    coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    golden raisins
  • 3/4 c
    butter or margarine, melted
  • whipped cream, optional
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a large bowl, combine bread and sugar; set aside. In another bowl, beat eggs, milk, cinnamon, salt and vanilla until foamy. Pour over bread mixture; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 2
    Cut apples from pie filling in half; add apples and filling to bread mixture. Stir in pecans, raisins and butter. Pour into a greased 13"x9"x2" baking pan.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until firm. Cut into squares. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream if desired.

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