Summer pudding is an old-time English dessert that makes use of stale white bread and fresh summer berries, lightly cooked to release their juices. Its lovely served on its own or with whipped cream. Use blueberries, strawberries and raspberries.
- 14 to 16 ½-inch-thick slices firm Italian bread, crusts removed
- 8 cups berries, hulled, rinsed and dried
- ⅔ cup sugar