Capirotada (mexican Bread Pudding)

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Total Time
15 mins
30 mins

This is another staple in the hispanic community. It is normally served at lent or at Easter. It's really good!!

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  1. Place raisins in a small bowl and pour enough Brandy so that raisins plump up.
  2. In a small sauce pan, add water, cinnamon sticks, and sugar. Boil over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove cinnamon sticks and pour raisins into mix.
  4. Place toasted bread slices in 9 x 13 baking pan.
  5. Layer ingredients: cheese, pecans, bread -- etc. Repeat steps until all bread is used. (Save some pecans for last topping).
  6. Pour cinnamon mix over bread pudding and sprinkle pecans on top.
  7. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.