Peanut Brittle Bread Pudding

Peanut Brittle Bread Pudding

Serve nutty bread pudding with warm sauce and whipped cream that’s ready in less than an hour – perfect for dessert.

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Bread Pudding
cups soft bread cubes (4 to 5 slices bread)
cup coarsely broken peanut brittle
cup milk
cup packed brown sugar
cup butter or margarine, melted
Hot Buttered Rum Sauce
cup packed brown sugar
cup butter or margarine, softened
cup whipping (heavy) cream
cup rum or 3 tablespoons water plus 2 teaspoons rum extract
Whipped cream, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 1-quart casserole with shortening or cooking spray. Place 2 cups of the bread cubes in casserole. Sprinkle with half of the peanut brittle; repeat with remaining bread cubes and peanut brittle.
  2. In small bowl, beat egg. Stir in milk, 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/4 cup butter; pour over bread mixture.
  3. Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix all sauce ingredients. Heat to boiling over high heat, stirring constantly. Boil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened. Serve warm bread pudding with warm sauce and whipped cream. Store sauce covered in refrigerator up to 1 week. Sauce may separate during storage; stir before serving.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
New Twist
•Warm their hearts with this homey dessert. Instead of making the rum sauce, drizzle purchased chocolate syrup over warm pudding, and sprinkle with extra crushed peanut brittle. •Pour on the decadence! This wonderful rum sauce is also delicious served on ice cream or drizzled over pound cake. Stir in toasted pecans or chopped toffee bits for a crunchy topping.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 570
    • (Calories from Fat 340),
  • Total Fat 38g
    • (Saturated Fat 19g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 135mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 53g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 42g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 7 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.