Maple-Pecan Bread Pudding

Bread pudding can be made with a wide range of flavors. This one calls for orange, maple, spices, and pecans.

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
25 mins
Bake:
35 mins 350°F
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Maple-Pecan Bread Pudding

Ingredients
4
cups French bread cubes
3
eggs, beaten
1 1/2
cups half-and-half or light cream
1/2
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup orange juice
1/2
cup maple syrup or maple-flavor syrup
1/2
teaspoon whole allspice
1/4
teaspoon whole cloves
1
3-inch piece stick cinnamon
1/3
cup small pecan halves, toasted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place bread cubes in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until toasted, stirring twice. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F.
  3. Stir together beaten eggs, half-and-half or light cream, sugar, vanilla, and orange peel in a medium mixing bowl just until combined. Divide bread cubes evenly among four 8- to 10-ounce au gratin dishes or individual casseroles. Pour the egg mixture evenly over the bread cubes. Bake in the 325 degree F oven about 35 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool slightly.
  4. Meanwhile, combine orange juice, syrup, allspice, cloves, and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Heat to boiling heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Remove spices with a slotted spoon. Simmer, uncovered, about 8 minutes more or until reduced to 1/2 cup. Stir in toasted pecan halves. Cool slightly. Spoon sauce over warm bread pudding. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Maple-Pecan Bread Pudding)
    Per serving:
  • 543 kcal cal.,
  • 21 g fat
  • (8 g sat. fat,
  • 193 mg chol.,
  • 297 mg sodium,
  • 79 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 11 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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