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Florida Keys Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 pk Coconut, flaked sweetened
  • -7 oz
  • 1 3/4 c Milk
  • 1 c Whipping cream
  • 3 Egg whites
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 1 tb Dark rum
  • 3 c Sponge cake; day old, cut in
  • -cubes
  • 1 cn Pineapple, crushed; 8 oz
  • -well drained


2/3 c Heavy cream
1/4 c Milk
2 Egg yolks, large
1/3 c Sugar
2 tb Dark rum

Preheat oven to 350F. Combine the coconut with the milk in the container
of a food processor. Process until fairly smooth. Strain the milk into a
bowl. Reserve the coconut for use at another time.
Combine 1 1/2 cups of the coconut milk with the cream in a medium
saucepan. Heat over low heat until hot, about 5 minutes.
Beat the egg yolks with sugar in a large bowl until very light and
fluffy. Slowly whisk in the hot coconut milk mixture. Transfer to the top
of a double boiler. Cook over simmering water, stirring constantly, 5
minutes. Stir in the rum.
Place half the bread cubes over the bottom of a 1 1/2 to 2 qt souffle
dish. Spread the pineapple over the top. Cover the pineapple with the
remaining bread cubes. Pour the hot egg mixture over the top; let stand 10
Bake the pudding until set, about 40 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Serve
slightly warm or at room temperature with Rum Sauce. SERVES:6-8 RUM SAUCE:
Combine the cream and milk in a medium saucepan. Heat over low heat until
hot, about 5 minutes.
Beat the egg yolks with the sugar in a large bowl until light. Slowly
whisk in the hot liquid. Whisk in the rum. Transfer to the to of a double
boiler. Cove rover simmering water, stirring constantly until thick enough
to coat a spoon, about 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Serve at room
temperature or slightly chilled. MAKES: about 1 1/2 CUPS

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