Yummiest Bread Pudding-Ever!

Marilyn Davidson

By
@nana7777

I've tried many bread pudding recipes, but this one I created from not only what I had on hand; but I wanted something a bit different. If you like orange & cranberry-try as follows. If you prefer other dried fruit-be my guest & have fun with this. Enjoy!


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Serves:

6-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

12-14 slice
stale white bread -remove crusts-cut up into squares
8
eggs
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 box
8oz. trader joes whipping cream
2 1/2 c
milk
2 tsp
real vanilla
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
trader joes orange flavored dried cranberries
1 large
trader joes cream cheese (or any brand)
4 Tbsp
melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut the crust off of the bread. If the bread is not quite stale; put the cubes into the 9x13 sprayed pan and place in oven while it is pre-heating to 350 degrees. This will dry it out a bit.
2
Sprinkle with the orange flavored cranberries. ( if you have another flavor or choose another dried fruit...be my guest) Also, if you have only regular dried cranberries-you can use about 2 Tbsp. of grated orange rind. We just love the Trader Joes orange ones.
3
While oven is heating, put eggs, whipping cream, milk, sugar, cinnamon, & vanilla in large mixing bowl and mix on med/high until well blended.
4
Remove the bread cubes from the oven & add the berries and cubed cream cheese by tossing by hand.
5
Pour the liquid mixture on top of the bread. Using a fork, tap all bread gently to cover it with liquid.
6
Place pan in oven and bake approx. 40 minutes or until the mixture is set. (40 minutes did it with my elecric oven)
7
Remove from oven & either serve hot with vanilla ice cream for dessert; or let it cool a bit and serve as is for breakfast- the cream cheese cubes seem to be quite hot-so be careful about eating it too soon.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Fruit, #Brunch