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Ingredients8 oz French bread, dense, stale
4 Tbs. butter, softened
1/2 cup dried cherries, or raisins
3 lg eggs
2/3 cup sugar
4 Tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 Tsp. almond extract
1 pinch salt
4 cup milk, heated
1/4 Tsp. cinnamon
DirectionsDirections: Slice bread 1/2 inch thick. butter 1 side of each slice.
butter 1 1/2 qt. shallow baking dish. Arrange one half the bread,
buttered side up, in single layer in dish. Sprinkle with cherries or
raisins. Top with another layer of bread slices. Whisk eggs, 1/2 cup sugar
and vanilla and almond extracts, and salt in bowl. Whisk in hot milk. Pour
custard over bread.
Press bread into custard. Let stand 30 minutes.
Press again. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place baking dish in larger
baking pan. Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon in bowl. Sprinkle over
pudding. Pour boiling water in large pan halfway up side of dish. Bake 45
to 50 minutes until golden. Serve warm with cream.