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Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding) (VRP 100)

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cup water
  • 6 slices of toasted bread
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cup grated or sliced cheese
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. Caramelize sugar, add water and cinnamon, and boilt until sugar is dissolved
  2. Place a layer of bread in a casserole; add cheese and raisins
  3. Repeat until all ingredients are used
  4. Add butter
  5. Pour syrup over mixture and bake in moderate oven until the syrup is all absorbed by bread


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