This recipe for Bread Pudding is from Pascal's Manale restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana.
3 Loaves French Bread
15 ozs. Raisins
1/2 Gallon Whole Milk
1/2 lb. Sugar
1/2 Pound of Melted Butter
3 oz. Vanilla Extract
3 oz. Brandy
1 lb. butter
8 oz. sugar
2 oz. vanilla extract
Cut French bread into cubes. Pour milk on French bread. Let milk soak
Add the remaining ingredients to French bread mixture. Mix with hand until blended evenly. Pour mixture into ungreased pan.
Pre-heat oven at 350 degrees. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Make the topping:
Let butter sit at room temperature until very soft.
Add the remaining ingredients and blend with mixer until smooth.
Pour over bread pudding.
Recipe makes 15 or more servings.