Champagne and Cherry
Bread Pudding

If you don’t have any milk powder just use three cups of milk. If you are looking for Fiori di Sicilia it can be purchased at


    3 hoagie rolls, sliced into 1-inch pieces

    1 cup dried cherries
    ½ cup champagne
    ¼ teaspoon Fiori di Sicilia
     1 teaspoon vanilla

    5 large cage-free eggs
    3 large cage-free egg yolks

    1 cup granulated sugar
    3 cups water
    1 cup milk powder

    Apple pie spice
    Cinnamon sugar

    ¼ cup organic butter, melted

1. Preheat the oven to 350°.

2. Place the sliced hoagie rolls in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass baking dish.

3. In a small bowl, mix the cherries, champagne, Fiori di Sicilia and vanilla.
     Let stand for 10 minutes.

4. In the meantime, in a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, egg yolks,
    sugar, water and milk powder.

5. Toss the bread with the cherry mixture and then pour the egg mixture over

6. Sprinkle apple pie spice and cinnamon sugar over the bread mixture then
     drizzle with melted butter.

7. Bake at 350
° for 30 minutes.

    Makes 6-8 servings