Berry Bread Pudding

Berry Bread Pudding
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A simple, delicious baked dessert made with bread is a dessert that Grandma may have made.
20 min
Prep Time
1:05
Total Time
2 servings

Ingredients

Bread Pudding

1/2 cup
fresh or frozen whole berries (raspberries, blackberries or blueberries)
1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons
sugar
1 teaspoon
cornstarch
3 (1/2-inch) slices (1 cup)
French bread, crusts trimmed, cubed
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla

Butter Sauce

2 tablespoons
sugar
1/2 teaspoon
cornstarch
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine berries, 1/2 teaspoon sugar and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in bowl; spoon into 2 buttered (8-ounce) custard cups. Place bread cubes over berries.
  3. Combine 1/4 cup sugar, half & half, eggs and vanilla in bowl with whisk; mix well. Pour over bread cubes. Gently press down on bread so cubes absorb egg mixture.
  4. Sprinkle bread cubes with remaining sugar. Place custard cups into ungreased 9-inch baking pan. Place baking pan on oven rack; pour boiling water into pan to within 1 inch of top. Bake 45-50 minutes or until top is lightly browned. Remove custard cups from baking pan.
  5. Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch in 1-quart saucepan. Gradually stir in whipping cream until smooth. Add 2 tablespoons butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until butter is melted and mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Serve warm with warm bread pudding.

Recipe Tips

- To make ahead, prepare bread pudding as directed above. Cover; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Bake, uncovered, as directed above.

- To make 8 servings: Heat oven to 350°F. Combine 2 cups berries, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon cornstarch in small bowl; spoon into buttered 2-quart casserole dish. Place 4 cups bread cubes over berries. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 2 cups half & half, 3 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla in medium bowl with wire whisk; mix well. Pour over bread cubes. Gently press down on bread so cubes absorb egg mixture. Sprinkle bread cubes with 1 tablespoon sugar. Place casserole dish into ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Place baking pan on oven rack; pour boiling water into pan to within 1 inch of top. Bake 70-75 minutes or until top is lightly browned. Remove casserole dish from baking pan. Combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in 1-quart saucepan. Gradually stir in 1/2 cup whipping cream until smooth. Add 1/4 cup butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until butter is melted and mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Serve warm with warm bread pudding.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
740
Cholesterol
180mg
Carbohydrates
105g
Protein
17g
Fat
29g
Sodium
790mg
Dietary Fiber
4g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

The BEST ever!!!! Its a tradition in our home, we make it every Christmas!!! So easy & So delicious!!!

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