How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Heat sugar in small saucepan over med-low heat, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 min. or till dissolved and light brown in color. Quickly pour onto bottom of 9" cake pan. Holding pan with potholders and working quickly, swirl melted sugar around bottom and sides to coat. Set aside to cool. Coat bottom with fruit cocktail.
  • Crumble bread into a large bowl. Add the evaporated and sweetened condensed milks. Mash with potato masher or mix in blender till smooth. Add egg yolks, raisins, almonds, vermouth, flour, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt, stir until well blended. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Place pan in large roasting pan, fill roasting pan with warm water to about halfway up the side of the pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour or till a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool on rack for 15 min. Invert onto a serving platter. Serve warm or chlled. Garnish each slice with dollop of whipped cream, maraschino cherry and sliced almonds if desired

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    " It was excellent "
    burgandy26 ate it and said...
    looks like a great dessert thanks
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  • rdh14 11 years ago
    Way better than a fruitcake...custardy. Saving this one for sure.
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  • annieamie 11 years ago
    Now this recipe is very unique! I have yet to try a cuban dessert recipe so I'm going to start with this one. Thank you for sharing! This looks wonderful.
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Looks delicious! I agree, this is a keeper.
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    " It was excellent "
    chihuahua ate it and said...
    Sounds lovely. There is something about the name of this recipe that I really like. Sounds...dignified. Great post:)
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    " It was excellent "
    deliathecrone ate it and said...
    This is gorgeous! And I LOVE bread puddings! This is a keeper.
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