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“I found this in a magazine at my son's dentist's office (Disney's Family Fun, I think but I'm not sure) and decided to try it. YUMMY! It's going to become a Halloween tradition in our house! It's SUPER easy and tastes sinfully delicious. It looks like a lot of steps but I broke them down to simplify them for other chefs. I hope you enjoy!”
1hr 5mins

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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Coat an 8" square glass baking dish with butter.
  3. Slice the bread and remove the crust. Cut into 1" cubes. Place the cubes into the baking dish and sprinkle raisins (optional) over the top.
  4. Whisk the eggs in a large bowl.
  5. Add pumpkin, milk, brown sugar, whipping cream, vanilla and pumpkin pie spice to the eggs. Whisk until well blended.
  6. Pour pumpkin mixture over bread. Let stand 15-20 minutes, occasionally pushing down the bread cubes as they soak with a spoon.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining brown sugar over pudding.
  8. Place 8" square baking dish into a larger glass baking dish or roasting pan.
  9. Place pans on middle oven rack and pour hot water in bigger pan until it reaches halfway up the outside of the square dish with pudding in it.
  10. Bake until puffed and golden brown on top and toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean; about 45-50 minutes.
  11. Remove from water bath and set on wire rack to cool for 15 minutes before serving.
  12. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

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