Capirotada - Bread Pudding

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 434


3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon ground
1/4 teaspoon cloves ground
3/4 cup water
3 1/2 cups French bread crumbs (cut in 1/2 -inch squares, crust and all)
1 cup raisins or a combination of raisins and currants
1 cup walnuts chopped
3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese finely diced
2 teaspoons butter or margarine
Vanilla ice cream or heavy cream, whipped and


In saucepan, combine brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves and water, and boil gently until sugar is dissolved. Pour the hot syrup over bread cubes and toss gently. Add raisins (or mixture of raisinsand currants), walnuts and cheese and toss again until blended. Butter a 1 1/2 -quart casserole or baking pan, and spoon mixture in evenly. This will be quite thick. Bake in 375° oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated through. Serve either warm or cold with ice cream or sweetened whipped cream.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 434
Calories from Fat: 177

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