1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C). Place bread cubes and raisins in buttered, 9-inch square baking pan.
2. Mix together eggs, sweetened condensed milk, 2 1/2 cups hot water, butter, orange rind, vanilla, cinnamon and salt. Pour evenly over bread, moistening completely.
3. Bake 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
In saucepan, combine 1 cup orange juice, 1/2 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon cornstarch. Over medium heat, cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Serve with warm bread pudding.
Makes 6-9 servings.
Date: October 13, 2002