Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 cups cubed stale bread
- 2 cups whole milk
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons raisins
- 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts (optional)

Special Equipment Needed:
- 9x13 inch baking dish
- Whisk
- 2 medium bowls

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish with butter.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and salt.
3. Place the cubed bread in the greased baking dish.
4. Pour the egg mixture over the bread cubes, stirring to ensure all the cubes are evenly coated.
5. Drizzle the melted butter over the top.
6. Sprinkle the raisins and walnuts (optional) over the top.
7. Bake for 45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the center is set.
8. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Temperature: 350°F
Serving Size: 8

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 250
Fat: 9g
Carbohydrates: 34g
Protein: 8g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Milk: almond milk, coconut milk, or oat milk can be used in place of whole milk.
- Sugar: brown sugar or coconut sugar can be used in place of granulated sugar.
- Butter: coconut oil or olive oil can be used in place of butter.
- Raisins: dried cranberries or dried cherries can be used in place of raisins.
- Walnuts: pecans or almonds can be used in place of walnuts.

- Add 1/2 cup of chopped apples or pears for a fruity twist.
- Add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips for a chocolaty twist.
- Add 1/4 cup of shredded coconut for a tropical twist.

Tips and Tricks:
- Use stale bread for best results.
- Make sure to stir the bread cubes to ensure they are evenly coated with the egg mixture.
- Let the bread pudding cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Storage Instructions:
Bofrot Bread Pudding can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Reheat in the microwave for 1-2 minutes, or in the oven at 350°F for 10 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
- Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream.
- Sprinkle with powdered sugar for a festive presentation.

- Chopped walnuts
- Chopped pecans
- Shredded coconut
- Chocolate chips
- Powdered sugar

- Vanilla ice cream
- Whipped cream
- Caramel sauce
- Chocolate sauce

Suggested Side Dishes:
- Roasted vegetables
- Mashed potatoes
- Green salad

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the top of the bread pudding is browning too quickly, cover with foil while baking.

Food Safety Advice:
- Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours of baking.
- Reheat leftovers to an internal temperature of 165°F before serving.

Food History:
Bofrot is a traditional Ghanaian snack made from fried dough balls. Bread pudding is a popular variation of this snack, made with stale bread cubes and a sweet egg mixture.

Flavor Profiles:
Bofrot Bread Pudding has a sweet and nutty flavor, with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger.

Serving Suggestions:
- Serve as a dessert after a hearty dinner.
- Serve as a brunch dish with a side of fresh fruit.

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Region: Ghanaian

Taste: Sweet, Buttery, Creamy, Nutty, Cinnamon, Cinnamon-Spiced