Tuesday, February 9, 2010

renee's crockpot bread pudding

when ever you need a little comfort, it's only 3 hours away!! This is a favorite at our house and a hit for pot luck dinners...enjoy!!

10 eggs, beaten
5 cups half & half (or you can use 2% milk)
1 cup sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground clove
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 loaf french bread, dried and cut into 1 inch cubes (I dry mine out for 3 days)
(my family doesn't care for rasins but if you'd like them add 2/3 of a cup)

Cut dry french bread into 1 inch cubes and put into crock pot. In mixing bowl beat together eggs, half & half, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla then pour eggs mixture over bread cubes. Press cubes down gently into eggs until soaked. Cover and cook on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours denpending on you crock pot. Serve with buttermilk syrup and spiced cream or vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!!