I can add extra spice, different nuts or sauces. The variations can be endless which I love in a recipe, that way I can make it my own. The best part is... this bread pudding is so darned easy, but it tastes as though you spent all day making it! Your guests will be very impressed!
1 cup whole milk
1 cup half and half
1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potato
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 lb. bread, cut into cubes
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 cup raisins (optional)
1 cup chopped pecans
1 tbls. coarse or sparkling sugar
Chef Essential 18/10 Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls Set of 3 with Handle and Spout, Black
Preheat oven to 350F.
Grease a 2 qt. baking dish.
In a large bowl, mix together first 6 ingredients until well blended.
Add bread cubes, cinnamon, nutmeg and raisins (if desired) and toss until bread is well coated.
Add mixture to baking dish and sprinkle with pecans and sparkling sugar.
Bake for 35-40 minutes.
Serve with whipped cream, ice cream or a drizzle of liqueur.