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Old 03-04-2011, 10:35 AM   #1
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Bread Pudding


Bread Pudding


Serves 12

1 loaf French bread (1 1/2 feet long) [1 pound]
1 quart milk
3 eggs, beaten
2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup raisins
3 tablespoons butter

In a large bowl, break bread into bite-size pieces. Cover with
milk and soak for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix
well. Add eggs and sugar. Stir in vanilla, cinnamon and raisins.
Melt butter in a 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking dish, tilting to coat
all sides. Pour in the pudding and bake 1 hour.

Bourbon Sauce:
1 stick [1/2 cup] butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup bourbon

In top of a double boiler, melt butter and sugar. Gradually
whisk in egg [and cook until mixture thickens]. Cool slightly.
Add bourbon. If serving right away, pour warm sauce over
pudding. If not, warm sauce slightly before serving and serve in
a sauce boat.

if you prefer an
alcohol-free sauce: (pictured)

Old Fashioned Lemon Sauce:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 large egg, beaten
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Grated zest of 1 lemon
Combine all ingredients in a medium non-reactive saucepan. Cook
over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a
boil.










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Old 03-04-2011, 11:46 AM   #2
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Wait....I need a moment....


Okay. That looks delicious!!
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:50 PM   #3
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Oooooooooooooooh My! That looks Yummy! :)
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Old 03-04-2011, 06:21 PM   #4
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That looks really yummy. I may have to give it a try.
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Old 03-04-2011, 08:51 PM   #5
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"Crying out loud, Uncle Maddy! Will you puleez pass the gravy boat to everyone at the table?!"
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Old 03-05-2011, 12:45 AM   #6
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Trim I have been on a 1200 diet for 5 wks all I can say is "get behind me satan"
Ps I can taste what its like with two bolas of vanila icecream nestling and gently melting next to 1/2lbs of your sadistic creation.
PPs I forgot to add, dusted with little drifts of icing sugar, or what about to blobs of Cornish Clotted Cream or maybe....................life is so hard!
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Old 03-05-2011, 12:48 AM   #7
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"Crying out loud, Uncle Maddy! Will you puleez pass the gravy boat to everyone at the table?!"
My responce "children should be seen and not heard now eat your jello"
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Old 03-05-2011, 01:22 AM   #8
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or, caramelize sugar with bourbon infused milk, and drizzle over bread pudding. Just choose, and life gets easier.
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I found a bunch of heels of bread in my fridge, so I decided it was time to try this recipe.

I weighed my heels and only had 300 grams (2/3 of a pound), so I cut all the ingredients to 2/3. I used whole multigrain bread. It still turned out fabulous.

I ran short of white sugar for the lemon sauce (I made the full amount) so it was 1/3 cup white and 2/3 cup brown sugar. I found the sauce to be too sweet, but really tasty. Then I noticed that I had forgotten to add a beaten egg. D'oh!

I let the sauce cool off, added a beaten egg, and reheated to boiling with constant stirring. So, of course, I had to have another serving to test the repaired lemon sauce. Now it isn't too sweet.
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So, LT, you've made it your life's work to sabotage every diabetic on the planet? That looks so perfect.Great job.

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