Recipe for making a delicious homemade bread cake

One way to make the most of what the kitchen seems incapable of working with is the fix, like stale bread.

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Venezuela and Colombia share the origin of this delicious cake that has been shared in most homes in this country.

It is also one of the recipes that will save you if you have special guests and you want to surprise them with your preparation.

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How to make a homemade bread cake

Gastronomy: Colombian.

How to make a homemade bread cake

  • Preparation time: 70 minutes.
  • Cooking time: fifty minutes.
  • Servings: 8.


  • – 300g of hard bread (it can be sweet or savory bread)
  • – 1/2 liter of milk (hot)
  • – 70g Raisins (raisins)
  • – 1/2 cup of sugar
  • – 1/4 cup of water
  • – 3 eggs
  • – 1 cup of sugar
  • – 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • – 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • – 1/2 tablespoon lemon zest
  • – 1 pinch of salt
  • – 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence
  • – 1 spoonful of rum (optional)

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Prepare a homemade bread cake

  1. Pour hot water over the grape raisins to hydrate and reserve
  2. Take the stale bread and cut it into small pieces, place them in a bowl and sprinkle ½ liter of hot milk.
  3. Using a spatula, you will carefully mix the bread with the milk until the liquid is completely incorporated into the bread and we let it rest for 20 minutes. Then, with a wooden stick, we will crush the bread until these pieces become tiny.
  4. Then in a pan we will add sugar and water, Bring to a boil over medium heat until it thickens caramel of desired color and texture
  5. When you get the caramel, spread it all over the container until you reach the edges of the container.
  6. In a bowl, place the three eggs and the sugar and beat until combined, then add the tablespoon of vanilla essence, cinnamon, a pinch of salt and stir until combined, then add the butter and lemon zest.
  7. To this mixture we add the bread and we begin to incorporate the ingredients until they are completely mixed, then we add the raisins and stir.
  8. In the bowl with Candy add the previous mixture until it is compact.
  9. Then, in a larger container, you will add Hot water and inside it you are going to put the bowl with the mixture and take it to the oven already preheated to 180 degrees and we are going to leave it for 50 minutes
  10. At the end of this time, unmold and reserve 20 minutes and unmold it using a knife, pass it along its edges.
  11. enjoy with your Favorite drink

Chef’s tips:

  • Grease the edges of the mold with a little Butter before pouring the mixture the cake.
  • Bake the cake in a bain-marie at 180°C for about 50 minutes or until a wooden toothpick is inserted and it comes out dry.
  • Remove from the oven, leave to rest for 20 minutes then go over the edges of the mold with the tip of a knife to ensure that the cake comes off completely and unmold.

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