Cranberry Bread Pudding

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When fresh cranberries are available -- take advantage of this delicious bread pudding. You could probably use frozen cranberries -- just drain well.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2
loaf french bread, torn into pieces (use half of a 16 oz loaf)
1 c
cranberries, coarsely chopped
1 c
pecans, chopped (or walnuts)
2 c
whole milk
2 c
half and half
3
eggs, beaten
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/4 c
dark rum (optional or can use rum extract)
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
maple syrup (i prefer a custard sauce)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine bread, cranberries, and pecans in a large bowl; toss gently.
2
Combine milk and half and half and pour over bread mixture. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
3
Combine eggs, both sugars, rum and vanilla; stir well. Add egg mixture to chilled bread mixture, stirring gently to combine. Pour into a greased 13x9x2 inch baking dish.
4
Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees F. for 1 hour or until set and lightly browned. Let cool in pan 5 minutes. Cut into squares, serve warm with maple syrup or sauce of your choice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts, Puddings
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy