Cranberry Bread Pudding

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@DailyInspiration

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
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)

How to Make Cranberry Bread Pudding

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.

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About Cranberry Bread Pudding

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




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