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Capirotada -- Mexican Bread Pudding

This traditional Lenten dessert is a terrific way to use up stale bread. Bolillos are torpedo-shaped bread rolls.

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1hr 5mins
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  • Cut bread in slices and let it dry for at least one day before preparing.
  • Fry the sliced bread, break into 2" pieces.
  • Make a syrup of water, sugar, spices and salt.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Butter an oblong baking pan.
  • Layer bread, cheese, raisins and peanuts.
  • Pour syrup over bread mixture and bake at 350F for 20 minutes or until syrup is absorbed.
  • May be served warm or cold. If served warm, top with whipped cream.
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"This traditional Lenten dessert is a terrific way to use up stale bread. Bolillos are torpedo-shaped bread rolls."
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  1. Molly53
    This traditional Lenten dessert is a terrific way to use up stale bread. Bolillos are torpedo-shaped bread rolls.
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