Cuban Cafe Bread Pudding

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 373.7
  • Total Fat: 15.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 97.9 mg
  • Sodium: 135.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 51.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 8.0 g

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A decadent and strongly flavoured bread pudding with parents from Cuba! Great for a special treat after a Cuban BBQ. A decadent and strongly flavoured bread pudding with parents from Cuba! Great for a special treat after a Cuban BBQ.
Number of Servings: 36


    2 cups sugar
    1/2 cup water
    1 cup raisins
    1 cup aged rum
    14 1/2 oz. Cuban bread, cubed
    6 oz. roasted cashews, chopped
    24 Oz. 60% Dark Chocolate, chopped coarsely
    6 oz. unsalted butter
    5 cups milk
    2 14-oz. cans sweetened condensed milk
    4 cups espresso
    2 tablespoons anise seed
    8 cinnamon sticks
    12 whole allspice berries
    1 pinch of salt
    10 large eggs
    4 egg yolks
    2 tablespoons vanilla extract
    2 teaspoons coconut extract


Place sugar and water in saucepan and cook until golden caramel color. Pour into a 12 X 20 inch pan. Allow to set.
Presoak raisins in a bowl with rum. Set raisins, bread cubes and cashews aside.
Chop chocolate and place into a large bowl with the unsalted butter.
Place milk, condensed milk, espresso, anise seed, cinnamon sticks, and allspice into a pot and bring to a boil.
Lower to simmer and allow to cook 15 minutes.
Strain steeped milk mixture into chopped chocolate. Whisk to combine and melt chocolate.
Whisk eggs, yolks, and extracts together.
Mix warm chocolate mixture with eggs.
Whisk mixture back into larger chocolate bowl.
Add the cubed bread, raisins, and cashews to custard mixture.
Allow to soak for one hour.
Mash to break large pieces of bread crust.
Pour into pan and place into 350 degree oven for 35 minutes.

Number of Servings: 36

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.

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