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From Dorothy McNett's Recipe Book at www.dorothymcnett.com. Serve this with whiskey or orange sauce...substitute brandied cherries, hazelnuts, walnuts, dried cranberries, snipped apricots, etc. for the raisins, coconut, and pecans for seasonal buffet desserts.
1 10 oz. loaf of stale French bread, crumbled and cubed ( or any type of bread, 6-8 cups)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9 by 13 inch baking dish and put the bread pieces in the dish. In batter bowl, whisk milk, sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla. Blend in fruits and spices. Pour into the baking dish and stir gently to distribute everything evenly. Mixture should be very moist but not soupy. Bake about 1 hour and 15 minutes, until top is golden brown. Serve warm with the following sauce.
Recipe created 1994-10-29.