Louisiana Lunchbox
Sheri & Caleb Hester

 

1 large French bread loaf (24”)
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
¼ cup cinnamon
1/8 cup nutmeg
9 eggs, whisked
2 cans condensed milk
1 cup half and half
Your choice of fruit (ex: dried cranberries, etc.)

Tear bread into medium pieces and set aside. Mix whisked eggs, milks (condensed and half and half,) nutmeg, cinnamon, white sugar and brown sugar. Mix well; add fruit. Place bread in a Ziplock bag and pour mixture over bread. Squeeze to soak bread and refrigerate overnight. Next day, pour into a large baking pan and bake in a 375 degree oven until done, 45-60 minutes. Let cool and serve with Spiced Rum Sauce.

Spiced Rum Sauce:
1 cup brown sugar
1 stick butter
½ cup whipping cream
1 ½ -2 oz. Bayou Spiced Rum

Stir butter and sugar over medium heat, about 2 minutes. Add cream and Rum and bring to a simmer. Simmer until sauce thickens and is reduced to 1 ½ cups, about 5 minutes.