Apple-Fig Bread Pudding Cupcakes with Maple Sauce

Apple-Fig Bread Pudding Cupcakes with Maple Sauce

For a simple fall or winter dessert, you can't beat bread pudding. Baked in jumbo muffin cups for pretty presentation and served warm with maple sauce, it's delightful.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

Cupcakes
7
cups cubes (1 inch) day-old French or Italian bread (from 1-lb loaf)
1
large cooking apple (Braeburn, Cortland or Granny Smith), peeled, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1/2
cup chopped dried figs
1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup milk
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs, beaten
Sauce
1/3
cup granulated sugar
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/3
cup butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon maple flavor
Maple candies, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease 6 jumbo muffin cups with shortening.
  2. In large bowl, mix bread cubes, apple and figs. In small saucepan, cook 1 cup brown sugar, the milk and 1/4 cup butter over medium heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat; stir in cinnamon and vanilla. Pour over bread mixture in bowl. Add eggs; toss to coat. Spoon mixture into muffin cups, filling to tops of cups.
  3. Bake 30 to 34 minutes or until center is set and apples are tender. Cool while making sauce.
  4. In 1-quart saucepan, stir granulated sugar, 1/3 cup brown sugar, the whipping cream and 1/3 cup butter. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in maple flavor.
  5. Remove warm cupcakes from pan; place on serving plates. Spoon warm sauce over cupcakes. Garnish with maple candies.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For sweet indulgence, top with whipped cream and a toasted pecan.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (1 Cupcake and About 1/4 Cup Sauce))
  • Calories 660
    • (Calories from Fat 240),
  • Total Fat 26g
    • (Saturated Fat 16g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 140mg;
  • Sodium 450mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 98g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 74g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 6 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.