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Umm Ali (Egyptian Bread Pudding)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Umm Ali is an Egyptian version of bread pudding traditionally made with puff pastry. This is a quick version that uses croissants. Perfect for Ramadan or any time of the year.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Egyptian
Servings: 6
Author: Tamara at Foodieverse
  • 6-7 medium sized croissants
  • 375 ml evaporated milk
  • 250 ml condensed milk
  • 4 tbsp flaked almonds
  • 3 tbsp raisins
  • 200 g ashta / kashta (clotted cream)
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C

  2. Tear croissants into large pieces

  3. Mix evaporated milk and condensed milk

  4. Place half of croissant pieces in baking dish. Add half the milk mixture.

  5. Add 2 tbsp almonds and 2 tbsp raisins.

  6. Add remaining croissants and cover with remaining milk mixture.

  7. Top with remaining almonds and raisins. 

  8. Add clotted cream in spoonfuls.

  9. Bake at 180C for 30 mins until cream has melted and sides have browned. 

  10. Eat while warm or cold.