Frontier Bread Pudding

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 to 4 cups milk
  • 3 cups stale bread, cubed
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Dissolve sugar in 3 cups milk.
  3. Soak bread cubes for 30 minutes in milk to moisten thoroughly.
  4. Mix eggs, nutmeg, melted butter and vanilla extract.
  5. Pour all into a large 9-inch bread pan or baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle top with extra granulated sugar and nutmeg.
  7. Bake about one hour in a pan of water.
  8. Chill bread pudding and serve sitting on a bed of warm cream.

Variation: Add 1/2 cup raisins with the soaking bread.