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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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