Ingredients50 m servings
- Toast the French bread and break it into 2 inch pieces.
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
- In a lightly greased 8x8 inch baking dish, spread about half of bread pieces on the bottom of the dish; sprinkle with half of the raisins, nuts and cheese.
- Repeat with a second and final layer of bread, raisins, nuts and cheese. Put anise candies on top of mixture, if desired.
- In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir brown sugar, cinnamon and water until it forms a syrup; pour half of the syrup over bread.
- Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes and remove from oven; pour remaining syrup over bread and bake for another 15 minutes. Serve warm or cold.
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I remember helping my mother make this when I was a kid. I loved it then and really enjoyed it now. I didn't have a recipe for it, so thank you for sharing!
I also remember my grandmother making Capirotoda for Easter. Lent, mainly on Fridays. I loved it at a small age and I will love it for the rest of my life. I wish I could cook it like grandma...
First time ever making Capirotada and it came out pretty good. I used piloncillo, (Mexican brown sugar) for a more authentic taste. I poured the syrup over the bread and let it sit for a few mi...