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Budin - Bread Pudding

Cooking Time: 1 hour Yield: 12 servings Level: Intermediate

Ingredients

1 loaf of a 2-day old French bread, sliced
2 1/2 cups sugar
3 cups milk
1 cup water
1 cube butter
4 egg yolks
4 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Butter bread slices from both sides and place them in a buttered, oven-safe glass pan.
  2. Heat 2 cups sugar in a saucepan over medium high heat and stir until sugar is golden brown. Add water and bring it to a boil. Pour mix over bread slices.
  3. Whisk egg whites in a bowl. Add egg yolks, one by one. Add milk, 1/2 cup sugar, and vanilla extract. Pour mix over bread slices.
  4. Bake at 350° F (177° C) for 40 minutes. Serve with eggnog.