Monday, March 7, 2011

Bread Pudding

 Just in time for Fat Tuesday this is a wonderful Bread Pudding that came out of Cajun country and Miz Helen's Kitchen Table Cookbook. I sure hope you enjoy it.


Bread Pudding
Cube The French Bread
Add The Liquid and The Raisins
Let It Soak
Baked And Ready To Enjoy
Enjoy!
Bread Pudding
Adapted from Miz Helen's Kitchen Table Cookbook
Prepared in Miz Helen's Kitchen
The Pudding Base
1 1pound loaf French Bread, 1 to 2 days old
end pieces removed, cubed into 1/2 inch cubes
The Liquid Pudding
2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
4 eggs plus 2 egg yolks
1 quart whole milk
1 1/2 cups raisins
1 teaspoon vanilla

The Pan Dressing
1/4 cup soft unsalted butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
The Sauce
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup whipping cream
The Method
In a small bowl cream the butter and powdered sugar for the pan dressing.
Generously coat sides and bottom of 9X13 glass cake pan with half the butter and sugar mixture.
Reserve remaining portion, and place the pan in the refrigerator or cool place.
In a large bowl mix sugar cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, eggs and egg yolks with a wire whip.
Add the milk and raisins and stir until thoroughly combined.
Add the bread cubes gently pushing them down into the milk mixture. Do not squeeze. Let soak 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
Pour into prepared pan and pat down.
Gently push raisins into mixture so they will not burn
In a small pan over low heat melt remaining sugar and butter mixture in reserve.
Pour on top of the Pudding mixture. Place the pan on a cookie sheet in the oven
Bake 325 degrees 45 to 50 minutes
For the sauce
Combine butter, sugar and cream bring to boil over medium heat and remove from heat and serve on the side or on top for garnish
I hope that you enjoy this wonderful Cajun dessert and your Mardi Gras!

We will be looking forward to seeing you at Full Plate Thursday!
Peace and Joy
Miz Helen
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43 comments:

  1. My husband loves bread pudding! My dad used to make it for us a lot when we first got married! I would love to try and impress him with your recipe! Thanks for sharing!!

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  2. Oh my gosh, this brings back memories because I used to make bread pudding all the time (and I mean all the time) when my husband and I were first married almost 30 years ago. I think it's time to make it again. Love your sauce for the top!

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  3. Miz Helen, bread pudding is comfort food for me and I haven't had it in a loooong time. Yours looks soooo good!

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  4. That bread pudding looks mighty tasty and that sauce is perfect for taking it up a notch.

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  5. I should really try making bread pudding one of these days! Yours look absolutely wonderful!

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  6. This looks like the perfect Mardi Gras treat...fabulous!!!

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  7. Bread Pudding is one of my favorites. This looks wonderful. Perfect for Fat Tuesday. I'll see you for Full Plate Thursday.

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  8. This recipe is definitely a must try for me. Specially the sauce. It looks so rich.

    I never try to make a bread pudding with this kind of sauce.

    Thanks!

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  9. I haven't had bread pudding in years! I think I'll have to change that this week! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  10. Bread pudding is the best! I definitely don't have it enough. YUM!

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  11. Oh my that looks good! I've never made, nor had bread pudding...but I think I need to change that! Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Wow! Now that's a melt in your mouth recipe! Thanks for stopping by to comment on my blog!! I am a new follower, glad to be here!

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  13. Bread pudding just isn't complete without a great sauce. Yours is wonderful.

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  14. Every time I see bread pudding it reminds me of my "Pappy". My grandfather grew up with very little as a boy, but once in a great while his mom would make bread pudding to use up bread scraps, so it was always his favorite dessert. Thanks for the memories, Miz Helen!

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  15. This looks wonderfully decadent. I love a good bread pudding.

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  16. Thank you for stopping by my blog! I will definitely link up on Thursday!

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  17. Delightful and TIMELY (Mardi Gras, Louisiana) recipe for this delicious bread pudding! Found your lovely blog on a blog hop today and now following; I hope you choose to stop by my blog as well, possibly follow if you like, and even join in my weekend blog hop! Blessings, Roz at la bella vita!

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  18. Miz Helen,
    Thank you for adding this recipe to Melt in Your Mouth Monday! I have never made bread pudding before and I can't figure out why. This looks so good! It is now on my to-do list!

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  19. Greetings from Southern California

    I am your newest follower. I invite you to visit my blog and follow me if you want too.

    God bless you :-)

    ~Ron

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  20. This looks amazing! New to your blog and love it!

    I grew up in East Texas! Miss my TEXAS!

    Susan www.ugogrrl.com

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  21. Yummy!! This looks soo super tasty. I will be trying this one from the cookbook!!

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  22. That is a really fantastic looking pudding! Delicious!

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  23. This looks sinfully delicious! Oh, that "gravy"...so good!

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  24. Oh boy...just when I decide to give up white bread I find this! I guess one more day of white bread won't hurt! This looks too good to pass up!

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  25. After I had a baby, a friend brought our family a meal plus bread pudding with a sauce dizzled on top and I loved it! It was the only time I had ever tried bread pudding....so glad to have the recipe. And glad you posted this on the blog hop--I'm a new follower!

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  26. This sounds and looks absolutely delicious! Thanks for sharing your recipe.
    Blessings, Beth

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  27. What a delightful treat..great recipe!


    US Masala

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  28. Boy, I have a bread pudding story to tell you! Thanks so much for linking up. I really appreciate it. See you Thursday.

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  29. Your bread pudding looks sinfully delicious and the sauce is over-the-top! I feel like making it right now!

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  30. Ohhhh, one of my all-time favourite comfort desserts. My mother used to make this out of old bread that had gone a little hard. Will definitely have to try out this recipe!

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  31. Miz Helen, that looks so mouthwatering. I can just taste the sauce all over the moist sweet pudding.

    Thank you so much for sharing this great recipe on Foodie Wednesday.

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  32. What a lovely treat ... bread pudding is so humble yet so delicious!!!

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  33. I've never made bread pudding, but this sounds wonderful.

    Thanks for linking up with Sweet Tooth Friday!

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  34. Well, I am so tempted to make this tonight. That looks delicious! I have never tried it before...I mean cooking one. I have eaten my share...ha.

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  35. I can't wait to try this! I love Bread Pudding!!

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  36. Mmmm, that bread pudding looks so yummy. Thanks for linking up to Fat Camp Friday! Hope to see you again next week!

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  37. I was born and raised in New Orleans. I've been making my grandmother's Bread Pudding recipe for many years, and have tasted quite a few others BUT, this one is the BEST YET! I made this Bread Pudding yesterday and it is truly amazing! I LOVE the sauce that lays over the top of the warm pudding. Now I have something new to teach my sisters about making Bread Pudding! Thank you Miz Helen for sharing your gifts :-)
    Miz Laurie

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  38. Thanks for linking up in my Carnival link up! We love bread pudding! I gave your post a pin on Pinterest! Yuuummmmyy :)

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  39. Oh, Miz Helen, I love bread pudding & this sounds especially yummy with a pan dressing & a sauce!!

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