Old-Fashioned Raisin Bread Pudding
- 6 slices Sun-Maid Raisin Bread
- 2 cups milk
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- nutmeg or cinnamon sugar (optional)
HEAT oven to 350° F.
BUTTER a 9-inch square or round baking dish.
CUT raisin bread into 3/4-inch cubes. Place in prepared dish.
HEAT milk and butter just until butter is melted.
WHISK together milk mixture, eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt. Pour over bread cubes. Let stand 5 minutes.
SPRINKLE top with nutmeg or cinnamon sugar.
SET baking dish in a shallow baking pan. Add hot water to baking pan until halfway up sides of baking dish.
BAKE 40 to 45 minutes or until custard is set.
Makes 6 servings.
Golden Lemon Sauce
COMBINE sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan.
STIR in water, lemon peel and juice.
COOK over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
REMOVE from heat.
Stir in butter until combined. Serve immediately.
Makes 1-1/4 cups.
Variation: Substitute 1-1/4 cup orange juice for water, lemon peel and juice.