Cinnamon bread pudding

Cinnamon bread pudding

Every time I go to Pike Place Market I always grab two demi baguettes at Le Panier. They offer authentic French patisserie and I just love their macaroons!  Anyway, two demi baguettes are obviously more than enough for my husband and I so I had this half-loaf of bread sitting on the counter waiting to be eaten.  I went online and found this recipe for a bread pudding.  It did wonders to my 3-day old baguette.

Cinnamon bread pudding

Cinnamon bread pudding

Cinnamon bread pudding
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Ingredients
  1. 6 slices day-old bread
  2. 2 tbsp butter, melted
  3. 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  4. 3 eggs, beaten
  5. 2 cups milk
  6. 3/4 cup white sugar
  7. 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  8. 1 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degress C).
  2. Break bread into small pieces into an 8 inch square baking pan. Drizzle melted butter or margarine over bread. If desired, sprinkle with raisins.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Beat until well mixed. Pour over bread, and lightly push down with a fork until bread is covered and soaking up the egg mixture.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the top springs back when lightly tapped.
Notes
  1. You may also add a brown sugar sauce on top. Recipe below.
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Cinnamon bread pudding

Cinnamon bread pudding with brown sugar sauce

By itself, the bread pudding is delicious! But you can also make a brown sugar sauce to add sweetness to it.  Totally optional.

Brown sugar sauce

1 c. brown sugar
1 tbsp. cornstarch
4 tbsp. butter
Salt
1 1/2 c. hot water
1 tsp. vanilla

Combine the brown sugar, cornstarch, butter and a dash of salt with hot water in a saucepan and cook over medium heat until slightly thickened. Remove from heat and cool before adding vanilla. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Serve with love!!

Cinnamon bread pudding with brown sugar sauce

 

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Comments

  1. says

    This looks delicious. Bread pudding is something I normally enjoy at restaurants. Time to start making it at home I think! And definitely with the brown sugar sauce.

  2. says

    bread pudding is my favorite dessert! Certainly not the healthiest…but the texture is amazing! Yours looks very tasty!

    - Annika

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