4 cups French bread cubes or crumbs (packed and rounded off)
3 tbsps Steen's Pure Cane Syrup
2 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
1 can condensed milk
2 tsps vanilla
1 cup milk


Mix condensed milk and plain milk. Add syrup. Pour over bread, stir in well and let soak for about 10 minutes. Beat eggs and salt well. Add to bread and milk mixture. Stir all together well. Stir in vanilla. Pour in 2-quart buttered baking dish. Place in pan or hot water and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until firm. Serve warm or cold. Top with whipped cream.

YIELD: 6 generous servings

VARIATION: Add ½ cup coconut to milk and bread mixture, or add two mashed bananas. Also delicious served with Lemon Sauce recipe.