Don's Seafood and Steakhouse Bread Pudding

Don’s Seafood and Steakhouse Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

Serves 12

This is a wonderful meringue covered bread pudding with rum sauce - the recipe is from “Don’s Secrets” cookbook, first published in 1958.

9 slices stale white bread
1 1/4 cups sugar, divided
1 tall can evaporated milk (13 oz.)
4 egg yolks
1/3 cup melted butter
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups milk
4 egg whites
Break bread into small pieces - place in a mixing bowl with 1 cup sugar,
evaporated milk and melted butter. Mix well; pour into a 10x8x2 inch baking

Bake in preheated oven 325 degrees for 45 minutes. Remove and make the

Beat egg whites with 1/4 cup sugar until stiff. Cover pudding with meringue
and return to oven for 3-4 minutes until meringue is golden.

May be served with rum sauce if desired.

Rum Sauce

1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup fresh milk
1 cup sugar
3 Tbsps. butter
1 1/2 Tbsps. cornstarch
2 ozs.rum

In a double boiler, put milk, sugar and butter.

When hot, dissolve cornstarch in a little water and add hot milk.

Stir until thick.

Remove from fire, then add rum.