Bread Pudding

Ingredients (3-4 servings)

 

  • 6 fresh bread slices

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 2 tbsp corn-flour

  • 3/4 cup sugar

  • 2 cups full cream milk

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence

  • 2 tbsp chopped walnuts

  • 1 1/2 tbsp chopped raisins

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

  • 2 tbsp melted butter

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder

 

 

Method (How to make bread pudding at home)

 

  • Remove the sides crust from the bread slices, apply ½ tsp of butter on one side of each slice and cut each bread slice into 1 inch wide strips.

  • Greased one oven proof glass dish with butter and keep aside.

  • Arrange the bread strips with the buttered side facing up on a greased dish and keep aside.

  • Combine the cornflour and sugar along with ¼ cup of luke warm milk in a deep bowl and mix well till the sugar melts.

  • Boil the remaining milk on a slow flame and add the cornflour-sugar mixture, while stirring continuously so that no lumps remain.

  • Add the vanilla essence, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 5 minutes or till the sauce thickens and becomes smooth, while stirring continuously. Remove from the flame and keep aside.

  • Sprinkle nutmeg powder, walnuts and raisins on the bread strips and pour the sauce evenly over them.

  • Sprinkle the brown sugar evenly on top and pour the melted butter evenly over it.

  • Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c for 35 to 40 minutes.

  • Serve hot garnished with chopped walnuts.