Easy Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding

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Easy Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding
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Truth be told, I don’t usually order bread pudding when I eat out. To me, the fact alone that the main ingredient is bread brings the indulgence factor up to a level I’m not necessarily willing to venture to in public. And then it’s usually drizzled with caramel sauce or is packed with melty chocolate chips, and soon the entire conversation’s gone flat because I’m sitting there licking the spoon, followed quickly by the bowl.

Solution? Make it at home. This easy bread pudding has big chunks of apple and heaps of cinnamon that mix well with the egg-y, sugary mixture it all soaks in. It’s got great texture, with the golden brown bread on top, semi-soft baked apples, and that light, custard-like filling. If you’re into raisins, they’d make a great addition to this. The hardest part about making this at home is waiting patiently while it bakes for an hour.

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Ready in
1 1/2 h
6
Servings
373
Calories Per Serving
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Notes

The best way I have found to avoid cinnamon clumps is to mix the cinnamon and melted butter together in a separate bowl until they are really well combined. Then add them together to the mixture. That way, the cinnamon is already separated and coated with butter, so there’s no chance of a dry little clump making it into your delicious pudding.

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups low-fat milk
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 Cups soft white bread, cubed
  • 1 Cup large green apple, cubed

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9-inch glass baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk the milk and sugar together well. Add one egg at a time, followed by the salt and vanilla, until all combined. Mix in the melted butter and cinnamon, stirring quickly to avoid clumps of dry cinnamon. (See suggestion below.) Then, fold the bread chunks into the wet mixture until completely soaked, followed by the apple chunks, and let sit for at least 20 minutes.

Pour the pudding into the prepared dish, making sure there is an even spread of bread and apples. Bake for 55–65 minutes, depending on your oven. It’s done when a knife comes out clean.

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Easy Cooking Tip

Do all your prep in advance, and use three bowls: one for all your ingredients, one for all your prep, and one for all your refuse. Staying organized can help you put out meals faster.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
16%
Sugar
42g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Cholesterol
126mg
42%
Protein
11g
21%
Carbs
60g
20%
Vitamin A
143µg
16%
Vitamin B12
0.6µg
10.8%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
6.6%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.6mg
3%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
177mg
18%
Fiber
2g
10%
Folate (food)
44µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
56µg
14%
Folic acid
8µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
11%
Magnesium
31mg
8%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
196mg
28%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
262mg
7%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
23.2%
Sodium
371mg
15%
Sugars, added
33g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.9%
Trans
0.3g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
8%

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