Mexican Bread Pudding

Capirotada

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Preparation info

  • 8 to 10

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

Muy Bueno

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Say the word capirotada to a Mexican and it conjures up all sorts of childhood memories. The aroma created by the ingredients in the sauce are quite unique because of the piloncillo, a pure, unrefined sugar that is pressed into a cone shape. Piloncillo tastes very similar to brown sugar with a more smoky molasses flavor. The smell of the piloncillo and spices simmering on Mom’s stove lingered in her kitchen for hours. As a ki