Mexican Bread Pudding Recipe

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Recipe quoted from Elena's Secretes of Mexican Cooking, Elena Zelayeta

"This dessert is usually served during Lent. The combination of cheese and fruits may sound strange, but it's extremely popular in Mexico and I know many Americans who rave over it.

Step 1

Boil water, sugar, stick cinnamon an dclove together until syrupy. Butter a casserole generously and put in a layer of bread or cake cubes. Cover with a layer of banana or apple slices and sprinkle with some of the raisins, peanuts, almonds and cheese cubes. Repeat the layers until all ingredients are used. Remove stick cinnamon and clove from syrup and pour syrup over

Things You'll Need

  • 1qt Water
  • 1lb Brown Sugar
  • 1 3 in stick cinnamon
  • 1 Whole Clove
  • 6 Slices toast, cubed (or
  • -equivalent of leftover
  • -pound cake)
  • 3 Bananas or apples, sliced
  • 1c Raisins
  • 1c Peanuts, chopped
  • 1/2c Blanched almonds, chopped
  • 1/2lb Monterey Jack cheese, cubed.

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