Apple Bread Pudding with Warm Butter Sauce

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

Minutes

Total Time

22:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

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.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Using bread that is a day or two old is best; it will be firmer and drier than fresh bread. Bread that is too fresh and soft will give you a bread pudding that is too moist and soggy.
Time-Saver
If you like, skip making the sauce and top with caramel topping instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 520
    • (Calories from Fat 270),
  • Total Fat 30g
    • (Saturated Fat 18g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 175mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 54g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 39g),
  • Protein 8g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.