Dessert for breakfast anyone? This delicious raisin bread pudding combines everything that is comforting and good - brown sugar, cinnamon, raisins, vanilla - in one tasty dish. If you love a good French toast casserole, you will love this raisin bread pudding!
2cupsmilkWhole, 2% or 1%. You can substitute lactose free or nut milk.
Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C).
Butter the bottom of an 8-inch square ceramic or glass baking dish. Sprinkle brown sugar over the bottom of the baking dish.
Butter the slices of bread and dice. Sprinkle diced bread over the brown sugar.
Sprinkle raisins over the top of the diced bread.
Sprinkle cinnamon over the top of the raisins.
Add eggs, milk, salt and vanilla to a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until frothy about a minute or two.
Pour mixture over the bread. Do not stir.
Heat water to simmering in a saucepan or teapot. Pour hot water into the bottom of a separate 10x8x3 inch baking dish or one large enough to accommodate the 8-inch square baking dish. Fill halfway with water.Place the 8-inch square baking dish inside the baking dish half filled with hot water.
Bake for 1 hour. Serve warm with whipped cream. Garnish with ground cinnamon and raisins.