BREAD AND FRUITS PUDDING

Pudding  is a favorite dish for many adding fruits to it will give unique taste too... 



Bread and Fruit Pudding

INGREDIENTS::

Milk                                                                - 3 cups

Sugar                                                              - 1/2 cup

Custard powder                                              - 4 tbsp

Vanilla essence                                               - 1 tsp

Slices of bread                                                - 6 

Butter                                                              - 2 tbsp

Apples                                                              - 1 cup

Raisins                                                            - 1/2 cup

Cashew nuts or almonds                                  - 1/2 cup

Nutmeg                                                           - 1/4 tsp

Butter for the cake tin                                      - 1 tbsp

Brown Sugar                                                   - 2 tbsp

METHOD:

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.

Brush an 8 inch pan with the 1 tbs butter.

Sprinkle with 1 tbs of brown sugar all over it.

Mix the custard powder in 1/2 cup of milk in a bowl.

Heat the remaining milk with the sugar in low flame.

Slowly mix the custard mixture to the boiling milk and simmer the flame.

Cook until it forms thick and smooth for about 2 minutes.Keep aside.

Lightly toast the bread on both sides. 

Butter the bread and cut into 1 inch cubes.

Place these bread cubes in a large bowl.

Add in the cut fruits and the chopped nuts.

Add the prepared custard in the bowl.

Pour the bread custard mixture in to the butter greased baking dish.

Sprinkle with the remaining brown sugar.

Keep aside for about 10 minutes.

Now bake in the oven for about 20 minutes.

Bake until the top is little crisp.

Remove and let the pudding rest for sometime.

Serve it along with a dollop of ice cream.

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