Simple Bread Pudding

By Marisa Joseph, The Pallet By Marisa
Simple Bread Pudding
Course: Breads, Cakes & Pastries
Cuisine: Caribbean
Author: Marisa Joseph
Ingredients
  • 12 hops or slices of white bread
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 oz butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup rasins
  • 1/2 cup currants
  • 1/2 cup cherries or mixed peel
  • 1 tsp. grated cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. grated nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 dashes Angostura Bitters
Preparation
  1. Soak bread in water until soft and remove outer crust.
  2. Drain and squeeze out the excess water from bread pulp and place in a mixing bowl. Add cherries, rasins, currants, sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon; set aside.
  3. In another bowl, beat eggs until fluffy then add bitters, milk and vanilla. Pour into bread mixture and mix well to combine.
  4. Butter a baking dish and pour the bread pudding mixture into the dish, up to about 1 1/2-inch high. Sprinkle sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon on top.
  5. Bake in the oven at 300 degrees F for 30-40 minutes, until the pudding begins to leave the sides of the baking dish.
  6. Allow to cool then sprinkle sugar on top and cut into 2-inch squares.
  7. Serve plain or with ice cream.
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Marisa Joseph

Owner of The Pallet by Marisa, a Trinidad-based catering company.