Old-fashioned Bread Pudding
- 1 loaf stale po' boy bread or 5 cups cubed stale white bread
- 2 (12-ounce) cans evaporated milk
- 1 cup water
- 6 eggs, beaten
- 8 ounces crushed pineapple
- 1 large apple, grated
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 5 tablespoons vanilla extract
- 1/4 pound butter, softened
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a bowl, break bread and moisten with evaporated milk and water. Pour eggs over mixture and mix well. Add pineapple, apple, raisins, sugar, and vanilla and mix well. Cut butter into pieces and add to mixture, mixing all ingredients well, Pour into a greased 9 by 13-inch baking dish. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
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Recipe courtesy of Dooky Chase, 2003