Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 pound red rhubarb, sliced into pieces sugar

  2. 1/2 stick butter

  3. 12 slices white bread, crusts removed

  4. 2 cups heavy cream

  5. 1 cup milk

  6. 4 large eggs, lightly beaten

  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla

  8. 3/4 cup sugar

  9. 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon sugar for sprinkling Softly whipped cream

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Put sliced rhubarb into a bowl and sprinkle with sugar. Let macerate for 1 hour. Butter the bread and arrange 4 slices, buttered side down, in a buttered dish. Sprinkle with half the rhubarb , arrange another layer of bread, buttered side down, add rest of rhubarb and cover with last 4 bread slices. In a mixing bowl, whisk together 2 cups cream, 1 cup milk, 4 eggs, vanilla and 3/4 cups sugar . Pour mixture through a fine sieve over the bread. Sprinkle sugar over the top and let mixture stand, loosely covered, for at least 1 hour or refrigerate overnight. Bake in a bain-marie in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 1 hour or until the top is crisp and golden. Serve warm with softly whipped cream .


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