Sounds like great fun! And North Carolina is such a beautiful state. We have grandkids who live in Pisgah Forest.
Here's a recipe for the Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding that I got from Paula's Home Cooking:
Bill Nicholson's Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding with Butter Rum Sauce
Recipe courtesy Paula Deen
Yield: about 12 servings
User Rating: 5 Stars
2 dozen Krispy Kreme donuts
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
2 (4.5-ounce) cans fruit cocktail (undrained)
2 eggs, beaten
1 (9-ounce) box raisins
1 pinch salt
1 or 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Butter Rum Sauce, recipe follows
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cube donuts into a large bowl. Pour other ingredients on top of donuts
and let soak for a few minutes. Mix all ingredients together until
donuts have soaked up the liquid as much as possible.
Bake for about 1 hour until center has jelled. Top with Butter Rum Sauce.
Butter Rum Sauce:
1 stick butter
1 pound box confectioners' sugar
Rum, to taste
Melt butter and slowly stir in confectioners' sugar. Add rum and heat
until bubbly. Pour over each serving of Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding.
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