Traditional Bread Pudding - 4, 5 or 6Qt. Roaster
6 Slices (day old) white bread
1½ cups milk
12oz can Evaporated Milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/3 cup chopped pecans
Remove cookwell from Nesco® Roaster Oven; set aside. Preheat covered heatwell to 300º F.
Lightly wipe cookwell with cooking oil. Tear bread into bite-size pieces and arrange evenly in cookwell.
In large saucepan, combine milks and sugar and bring to a simmer over low heat, stirring constantly. Place eggs in large mixing bowl and beat lightly. Continue beating on low speed while slowly pouring milk mixture into eggs. Add extracts and pumpkin pie spice. Pour over bread mixture. With the back of a spoon lightly press bread into custard. Sprinkle pecans over top.
Set cookwell into preheated heatwell. Cover; bake 40 to 50 minutes or until set.
Serves 4 to 6