Caramel Apple Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
Bread Pudding Ingredients:
2 cups whole milk
2 cups heavy cream
9 large egg yolks
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 loaf challa bread, cut or torn into 1-inch pieces (preferably stale*)
3 ½ cups Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup pecans, chopped and toasted
Caramel Dessert Sauce, recipe follows
vanilla ice cream, for servingCaramel Sauce Ingredients:
½ cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
½ cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
pinch of saltBread Pudding Directions: 1.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.2.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together whole milk, heavy cream, egg yolks, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt; set aside.3.
Add cubed bread, apples, and pecans to prepared baking dish; toss to combine. Pour custard over bread and apple pieces. Carefully toss to coat making sure that the cubed bread is submerged in the custard; let stand for 10-15 minutes allowing the bread to soak up the custard. 4.
Bake for 45 minutes or until the center has set; let cool for 5 mi
nutes. Drizzle caramel sauce over bread pudding. Serve with extra sauce and vanilla ice cream.
Caramel Sauce Directions: 1.
In a heavy bottomed saucepan combine butter, sugar, corn syrup, and buttermilk; bring to a boil over medium high heat and cook for 1 minute. 2.
Remove from heat and slowly add baking soda (it will foam up), followed by the cinnamon and vanilla. Sauce will thicken as it cools. Recipe courtesy cookingchanneltv.com.