Mocha Bread Pudding with Caramel Topping

Warm up a winter’s night with this toasty, down-home dessert. It’s easy enough for every day and special enough for a holiday.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

Bread Pudding

10
oz day-old Italian or French bread, torn into pieces (about 8 cups)
1
cup chopped dates
1
cup chopped nuts
1/2
cup flaked coconut
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup coffee-flavored liqueur or cold brewed coffee
3
eggs
2
cups half-and-half
1
cup milk

Topping

1
cup caramel ice cream topping, heated

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  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In pan, gently mix bread pieces, dates, nuts, coconut and cinnamon.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix butter, sugar and liqueur. Beat in eggs with spoon until well blended. Stir in half-and-half and milk. Pour over bread mixture in pan; toss to mix well. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes or until most of liquid has been absorbed.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour or until set. Serve warm bread pudding with warm caramel topping. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In pan, gently mix bread pieces, dates, nuts, coconut and cinnamon.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix butter, sugar and liqueur. Beat in eggs with spoon until well blended. Stir in half-and-half and milk. Pour over bread mixture in pan; toss to mix well. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes or until most of liquid has been absorbed.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour or until set. Serve warm bread pudding with warm caramel topping. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Bread pudding is a great way to make use of day-old bread. Bakeries often sell day-old bread at a discount.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.