Friday, October 24, 2008

Wonderful Recipe for the Season

I know this blog is mainly about jewelry, but a co-worker gave me this wonderful recipe and I thought I would share it with you. It's great for this time of year.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Carmel Sauce

Bread Pudding
2 cups half and half
1 15-ounce can pure pumpkin
1 cup (packed) plus 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 large eggs
1-½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1-½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
10 cups ½ inch cubes egg bread (about 10 ounces)
½ cup golden raisins

Caramel Sauce
1 ¼ cups (packed) dark brown sugar
½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
½ cup whipping cream

FOR BREAD PUDDING: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Whisk half-and-half, pumpkin, dark brown sugar, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon and vanilla in large bowl to blend.
Fold in bread cubes.
Stir in raisins.
Transfer mixture to 11 x 7-inch glass baking dish. Let stand 15 minutes.

Bake about 40 minutes or ‘til tester comes out clean.

MEANWHILE PREPARE CARAMEL SAUCE: Whisk brown sugar and butter in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat until butter melts. Whisk in cream and stir until sugar dissolves and sauce is smooth and bubbly.

Serve bread pudding warm with caramel sauce and cinnamon whipped cream.

1 Comment:

w said...

i love bread pudding. and this sounds good. to eat.