Amish Bread Pudding
Being frugal has its benefits, like using stale bread (rather than tossing it) to make this comforting cinnamon-scented bread pudding with raisins.
3 cups stale home-style white bread cubes
1 to 1 1/2 cups raisins
4 large eggs, well beaten
1 cup granulated sugar or firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
4 cups milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Layer bread cubes into a greased 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Sprinkle raisins over bread cubes; set aside.
- In a medium bowl, whisk eggs sugar and butter together; add milk, cinnamon and vanilla; mixing well. Pour mixture over bread and raisins. Allow to set for 15 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until tested done when knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Makes 12 servings.