Sweet & Spicy Bread Pudding
Tea adds an upscale, aromatic flavor to the classic comfort dessert, bread pudding. Recipe by celebrity chef, Elizabeth Falkner.
1 quart milk
2 cups cream
2 tea bags Good Earth Sweet & Spicy, tags removed
4 cups French bread, with crusts removed and cut into cubes
6 large egg yolks
2 large whole eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/2 cup chopped bittersweet chocolate (optional)
- Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
- Combine milk, cream and add tea bags to the mix. Pour over bread and steep for at least one hour. Squeeze out tea bags and discard.
- Combine egg yolks, eggs, sugar and orange zest in a separate bowl and whisk to combine. Stir this into bread, tea and milk mixture. Add optional chopped chocolate and spoon into a greased baking dish.
- Bake for 30 minutes at 325°F (160°C) or until custard is set. Cool slightly. Serve warm.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided by Chef Elizabeth Falkner and Good Earth Tea via Brandpoint Content; Copyright 1996-2014.