Bread Pudding

British Cuisine

Pairs Well With: Merlot (Red)


6 1/4 cups cubed whole wheat bread 1 1/4 cups milk 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup dried mixed fruit 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 3/5 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a large bowl, combine bread and milk, and set aside to soak for 5 minutes. Then stir in egg, butter, raisins, mixed fruit, brown sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Mix well. Press the mixture into a 9-inch square baking pan. Bake in preheated oven until golden and firm to touch, about 35 minutes. Leave in baking pan to cool, then cut into squares.