LOOKING FOR THE MOST DELICIOUS BREAD PUDDING RECIPE
Posted: 17 July 2009 02:06 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Living in the islands for a very long time I enjoyed the most delicious bread pudding from the bakeries. Now that i live in the Northwest I have not been able to find a good bread puccing recipe that compares to the islands. It is moist with raisins along with all the bread and eggs that is firm to slice and is very delicious and is not served with any sauce. I have searched on the web and find the recipes are either dry or they come with a slurpy sauce. Can anyone help me here?

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Posted: 17 July 2009 02:37 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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The bread and butter bread pudding is quite similar. I tried a bread and butter pudding recipe and it did not match what i am looking for; it was too soft for my taste buds. What i am looking for it is sliced, not too firm and will not fall apart.

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Posted: 17 July 2009 04:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Umm, toasting the bread is what i didn’t think of doing. Just yesterday i brought home some portugese sweet bread and half and half to put into the bread pudding. Since the only sweet bread they had were in buns that was my only choice, anyway it is sweet bread. 

Sure, that is not a problem. As i mentioned earlier I had to teach myself how to make bread since i was brought up eating rice 24/7. As i was saying i am from the Pacific Northwest but i lived most of my life on the main island of Oahu there I cannot recall my parents purchasing bread, it was always rice. After language school my friends and I were always famished so we stopped at the local bakery and endulged ourselves in the best bread pudding we could imagine. A few year’s ago i visited my home town and the bread pudding was just as delicious as they were back then.

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Posted: 19 July 2009 05:57 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Matthew,

I checked the site and didn’t realize Rose did a recipe on bread pudding. I definitely need to get her book. Thanks for sharing.

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Posted: 19 July 2009 06:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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The main problem i was having is that there was about 1/2 inch bottom layer of custard which i didn’t like and I tried it just putting it in the oven or placing a pan of water and at both cases there would be a separate custard layer. This time I took carolita’s advice by buttering the bread before toasting and placing the dish in a pan of water as a water bath and baking it at 350 for one hour. It can out nice no custard separation. I made a 2 quart dish and there is only one piece left.

Thank you all for your help. I wouldn’t have made it without your assistance.

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Posted: 22 July 2009 09:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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As i knew i didn’t want to pay $400 plus just for the perfect Bread pudding to travel to the islands I decided to settle for the recipe I thought was pretty good. Well, I took the bull by the horns and made another batch only this time I made some Blueberry Bread Pudding using the same recipe. Well, the results were favorable and we really liked it better than the raisins but with this one i need to remember to cut back 1/2 cup of the milk; but it was still so very good!

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Posted: 26 July 2009 04:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Thank you, Jeannette. I’ve already tried soaking. I am now looking into different variations. Tried banana, raisins, and blueberry each separately.

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Posted: 12 August 2009 09:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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After several tries I have managed to come up with the perfect bread pudding to my satisfaction. That is using the right amount of liquid as well as baking it in a water bath. It came out not too firm and not too soft; as you are able to hold it in your hand without it falling apart; just like the bakery in Honolulu.

My next question is what flavors can without the use of sauce?

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Posted: 28 August 2009 04:02 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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That is something i never thought of, how cleaver. Thank you for shairng.

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Posted: 06 November 2009 10:27 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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I had the best bread pudding eve in mylife in New Orleans.  It was made from banana bread and served with a bourbon praline sauce. Since then, I’ve used banana bread or pound cake instead of bread in all of my bread puddings.

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