Armed with half a loaf of left over bread, I decided on preparing bread pudding, a tasty and simple quick dessert for kids.
Bread Pudding Recipe
Preparation: 10 mts, Baking: 20 mts
6 slices of bread, remove sides, apply butter and tear into big pieces
1 tbsp Amul butter
1 1/2 tbsp chopped nuts (cashews/almonds)
3/4 lt milk
5-6 tbsps sugar (adjust)
1/4 tsp grated lemon rind or cinnamon pwd
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
raisins and cashews for garnish
1 Add milk and chopped nuts to the bread pieces such that they are well soaked and keep aside for 5 mts.
2 Beat egg in a bowl, add sugar, vanilla essence and lemon rind and combine well.
3 Pour this mixture to the bread-milk mixture and combine.
4 Grease a pan, pour the bread mixture into it, top with raisins and cashew nuts. Seal with aluminium foil.
5 Place in a steamer or pressure cooker that is filled with 1 1/2″ of water. Steam on high flame for 15 mts. Turn off flame and allow to rest for 5 mts. Remove foil and cool. Cut into pieces and serve.