April 2015

Cowboy Flavor's Cornbread Pudding with Mixed Berry Sauce

¾ cup brown sugar
¼ tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
¾ stick melted butter
1 can evaporated milk
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
3 eggs, beaten
1 ½ cups mixed berries
8 cups Cornbread, broken into 1 ½ inch pieces

Preheat a 12” Dutch oven or your conventional oven to 350 degrees.
Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon and melted butter in a large bowl and mix well. Add eggs and mix well. Add evaporated milk and vanilla, fold in cornbread and berries. Pour into a greased
11 ½ X 16 inch baking pan, Bake until golden brown and puffed up. About 30 minutes.

Mixed Berry Sauce

4 cups fresh or frozen mixed berries
1 tsp. grated orange peel
Juice of 2 oranges
1 cup cherry preserves

Put orange peel, orange juice and preserves into a sauce pan and heat over medium heat to bubbling. Add berries and heat through. Remove from heat. Serve warm over cornbread pudding.

Makes about 4 cups.

This dessert is best when it is warm and served with rich vanilla ice cream, but you can go wild and serve it with any of your favorite flavors!