A truly delicious German easy bread pudding recipe.
An authentic German recipe for apple and bread pudding from Southern Germany. If you have apples and some stale bread, then bake this recipe for bread pudding.
Ofenschlupfer literally means sneaking into the oven. So if you are looking for an easy German dessert recipe, sneak my Ofenschlupfer into your oven.
3-4 ripe apples
3 tbsp sugar
1-2 tbsp rum
6 stale rolls or 10 oz stale bread
1/2 cup milk
5-6 eggs separated
2 1/2 tbsp sugar
a pinch of cinnamon grated peel of 1/2 lemon
2 tbsp grated almonds
50g washed raisins
butter and bread crumbs for baking dish
small pats of butter to put on top or
2 egg-whites and 4 tbsp sugar
Peel apples, cut in fine slices and steep with sugar and rum. Cut rolls in fine slices and moisten with milk. Beat butter until creamy, mix in egg yolks, sugar, cinnamon, lemon peel and grated almonds.
Beat egg-whites separately until stiff. Fold together apple slices, raisins and whipped egg-white with the butter-yolk mixture.
Grease an ovenproof baking dish and sprinkle with bread crumbs. Alternate bread slices layers with apple mixture and top with small pats of butter.
Bake Ofenschlupfer in the oven at 180-200 degrees C for 30-40 minutes. The top should be slightly brown.
Instead of butter you can also spread whipped egg-white over the Ofenschlupfer after about 20 minutes of baking time. In this case beat 2-3 egg-whites together with 4 tbsp sugar until stiff and reduce quantity of sugar for apples.
Enjoy my easy bread pudding recipe on its own or with a thick creamy vanilla sauce.
One of my favourite pudding recipes from Germany.
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