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Cognac & Prune Bread Pudding

Posted in Dessert, Recipes, Vegetarianism on December 19, 2009 by Christina

As requested by Penny. Here you go!

Takes about an hour to make.


  • 2 and 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup cognac
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • .5 tspn salt
  • 4 tbsp margarine
  • 8 thick slices of bread that’s at least a day old
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 cups of moist, pitted prunes
  1. Put milk, sugar, salt & butter in a small saucepan over low heat and warm just until the butter melts.
  2. Butter a square baking dish and tear the bread into bite sized pieces.
  3. put bread in dish & pour hot milk over
  4. let sit for a few minutes while pushing down any pieces of bread that rise to the top to keep them in the liquid
  5. beat the eggs and stir them into the mixture along with the prunes and cardamom
  6. put the basking dish in a larger baking pan and pour hot water  in the larger pan so that the water comes up an inch from the top of the dish
  7. bake for 45 minutes to an hour until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  8. serve with whipped cream on top