Recipes and Cooking Dulce de Leche Bread Pudding with Glazed Pears Bread pudding has been a tradition in families for generations. Enjoy our Dulce De Leche version for a unique pear variation on the timeless classic. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on May 8, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Scott Little Prep Time: 40 mins Chill Time: 1 hrs Cool Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 40 mins Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 7 cup country French or ciabatta bread cubes (10 ounces) 6 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cup milk 1 cup dulce de leche or butterscotch- or caramel-flavor ice cream topping ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 recipe Browned-Butter Glazed Pears Browned-Butter Glazed Pears ¼ cup butter ½ cup packed brown sugar ¼ cup dulce de leche or butterscotch- or caramel-flavor ice cream topping 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 cup peeled and sliced pears Directions Generously butter eight 8- to 10-ounce ramekins or custard cups. Divide bread cubes among prepared dishes. In a large bowl combine eggs, milk, dulce de leche, brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Beat with a wire whisk or an electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Pour egg mixture over bread in dishes; press lightly with the back of a spoon to moisten bread. Cover and chill for 1 to 2 hours. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place dishes in a large roasting pan. Place roasting pan on oven rack. Pour boiling water into roasting pan to reach halfway up sides of dishes. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in centers comes out clean. Remove dishes from water. Cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove bread pudding from dishes. Serve warm with Browned-Butter Glazed Pears. Browned-Butter Glazed Pears In a large skillet heat butter over medium-low heat until melted. Continue heating until butter turns a light golden brown. Stir in brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes. Stir in dulce de leche and vanilla. Stir in pears. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes or until pears are tender, stirring occasionally. Serve warm. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 531 Calories 15g Fat 85g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 531 % Daily Value * Total Fat 15g 19% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 191mg 64% Sodium 420mg 18% Total Carbohydrate 85g 31% Total Sugars 62g Protein 15g Vitamin C 3mg 15% Calcium 262.5mg 20% Iron 2.3mg 13% Potassium 301mg 6% Folate, total 76.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.