Apple Bread Pudding with Warm Butter Sauce

Bring back memories of Grandma's kitchen with a comforting bread pudding with a rich caramel sauce.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 22 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Bread Pudding

4
whole eggs
1
egg yolk
3/4
cup granulated sugar
2 1/2
cups milk
2 1/2
cups whipping cream
1
tablespoon vanilla
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3
medium apples, peeled, cubed (2 cups)
12
oz French or other firm bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices, then cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (10 cups)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Sauce

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup half-and-half
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat 4 whole eggs, 1 egg yolk and 3/4 cup granulated sugar with wire whisk until well blended. Beat in milk, whipping cream, vanilla and 1 teaspoon cinnamon until well blended. Stir in apples and 7 cups of the bread pieces. Let stand 20 minutes.
  • 3 Pour apple mixture into baking dish. Lightly press remaining 3 cups bread pieces on top of mixture in baking dish. Brush top of bread with melted butter. In small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; sprinkle over top.
  • 4 Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until top is puffed and light golden brown (center will jiggle slightly). Cool 30 minutes.
  • 5 In 1-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients to boiling over high heat, stirring constantly, just until butter is melted and sauce is hot. Serve warm bread pudding with sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    18g,
    18%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    175mg
    175%;
    Sodium
    300mg
    300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    54g
    54%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    39g
    39%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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