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       Title: PUMPKIN RUM BREAD PUDDING
  Categories: Desserts
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       6 c  Dry whole wheat bread cubes
     1/2 c  Finely chopped walnuts
       3    Slightly beaten eggs
       1    14 oz can condensed milk
       1 c  Cooked; mashed or canned
     3/4 c  Packed brown sugar
       2 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
       2 c  Milk
     1/4 c  Rum
     1/4 c  Butter or margarine-melted
       2 ts Vanilla
            Whipped cream (optional)
  
   Combine bread and nuts in bottom of a 12 x 7 x 2 inch
   baking dish. Stir together eggs, sweetened condensed
   milk, pumpkin, sugar, and spices. Gradually stir in
   milk.  Add rum, butter or margarine, and vanilla. Pour
   over bread layer.  Place dish in a 13 x 9 x 2 inch
   baking pan. Pour hot water in the large pan to a depth
   of 1 inch. Bake in a preheated 350 F oven 50-60
   minutes, or until knife inserted just off center comes
   out clean.
   Serve with whipped cream or whipped topping. Serves
   8-10.
  
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