BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING

INGREDIENTS:

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup sugar

4 Tablespoons butter or margarine, at room temperature

5 slices crust-on white bread

1/2 cup raisins

2 cups milk

2 eggs

DIRECTIONS:

*Preheat oven to 350 degrees F / 180 C

*Add cinnamon to sugar in cup and mix well.

*Set aside.

*Generously spread one side of each piece of bread with butter or margarine.

*Cutting diagonally, slice each in half.

*Arrange triangle slices in pan, slightly overlapping, with butter-side

up and cut edges facing the same direction, making a spiral.

*As you add the bread, sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon, and raisins.

*Put milk in small bowl, add eggs, and using whisk or fork, mix to blend well.

*Pour milk mixture over bread and raisins in baking pan.

*Set aside for about 15 minutes for bread to absorb liquid.

*Bake in oven for about 30 minutes, or until top is golden brown.

*Serve the pudding while still warm in individual dessert bowls.

*It is eaten plain or with cream poured over it.