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Home June 9, 2009

Filed under: Desserts,Fruit & Veg — butteryblog @ 2:48 pm
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The saying goes “You can never go home again.” I guess that is never more true after the loss of a parent. When my mother passed away, she did not want a funeral so I had to create my own way to mark the occasion. My mom wasn’t a huge cook but she did enjoy it and made her specialties very well. To this day, I have never had lasagna quite like my mother’s. My most favorite thing she made was pineapple bread pudding. It was one of those things I would request when home from college on break. She made it willingly and with love any and every time. I ate it for breakfast and dessert. So in marking her passing the only way I know how, I got in the kitchen. I hope my children love it as much as I do. It is something small but every time I make it I will be overwhelmed with the love I have- and will always have for my mom.

Joanie’s Pineapple Bread Pudding

pineapple bread pudding

pineapple bread pudding


1 20 oz can crushed pineapple, drained
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
7 slices white sandwich bread
2 Qt baking dish, greased

1) Preheat over to 350
2) Cream butter and sugar
3) Add eggs one at a time
4) Fold in pineapple and then bread
5) Pour into baking dish and bake for 30 minutes

Sometimes simple things are best!

Mother Butter

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3 Responses to “Home”

  1. butteryblog Says:

    Since we look to our mothers to nurture and feed us throughout our lives, this seems like a fitting memorial. Plus canned pineapple–it’s so good!

    -Lady B

  2. Buttery B Says:

    I love this post. And, you’re so right–simple things are best, especially when they’re made with love.

  3. ms. butterpants Says:

    Love this. Simple is always better.


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