Raspberry Bread Pudding
1 1/2 loaves aged, white bread
4 c heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla
5 c frozen raspberries
1 c sugar
1/2 c apple juice or apple raspberry juice
1 1/3 c butter
5 tbsp flour
3 c heavy cream
2 tsp vanilla
1/3 c sugar
Bread Mix: In large bowl combine cream, sugar, egg and vanilla. Cut bread into 1 1/2" cubes and add to cream mixture, coating bread well. Let stand 30 minutes stirring every 5 minutes to allow cream to absorb completely.
Fruit Filling:Combine raspberries, sugar and apple juice, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Layer a 9x13 baking dish or two large loaf pans with 3/4 of the bread mixture, pour fruit filling over bread mixture, spreading evenly, top with remaining bread.
Bake 40 minutes at 375 degrees.
Vanilla Sauce: Over medium heat melt butter, and add flour stir 10 minutes until it has a nutty aroma, do not brown. Add salt, cream and sugar and boil till mixture is thick, remove from heat adding vanilla.
Serve pudding warm. Top with warm vanilla sauce.
Pairs Well With
I found this recipe online when looking for a recipe like the Raspbery bread pudding at Kneaders Bakery. Since I found the recipe I haven't been back to Kneaders to buy it, I love this one so much.