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Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Bread pudding may seem like an odd choice for dessert in July since it’s usually winter comfort food. Hear me out, though. Cinnamon Bread Pudding is fantastic served cold. Now, if you’ve never had cold bread pudding, you’re missing out. It’s sweet and creamy and, well, perfect for a hot summer night. So, do yourself a favor, and try this bread pudding for dessert tonight.

Cinnamon Bread Pudding
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Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Ingredients

  • 6 c . cubed French bread (about 8 oz.)

Filling

  • 2 large eggs , separated
  • 1 c . brown sugar , packed
  • 1/4 c . granulated sugar
  • 1 T . ground cinnamon

Milk Mixture

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 ½ c .fat-free half-and-half
  • 1 tsp . vanilla extract

Icing

  • 2/3 c . powdered sugar
  • 2-3 T . milk
  • 1/2 tsp . vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. Grease a 1 ½ quart casserole dish.
  3. Place half of the bread cubes in the baking pan.
  4. For the filling, stir together egg whites from the large eggs (set yolks aside to use in milk mixture), sugars, and cinnamon in a medium bowl until well-combined.
  5. Pour filling evenly over bread cubes.
  6. Top filling with other half bread cubes.
  7. For the egg mixture, whisk together 2 egg yolks, eggs, milk, and vanilla extract in the same bowl you used for the filling.
  8. Pour egg mixture over bread cubes, and gently press bread cubes into mixture.
  9. Bake casserole for about 40-45 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  10. To make the icing, whisk together powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla, adding milk as necessary to make desired consistency.
  11. Drizzle icing over bread pudding before serving.

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

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8 Comments

  • Reply
    Bibs @ Tasteometer
    July 15, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Would you believe I’ve never eaten, or made, bread pudding?

    Everybody adds raisins/sultanas (hate those)
    I can always think of something more exciting to make for dessert, despite knowing I could simply omit ingredients I don’t like!!!!

    But, I have some croissants that need using and had considered making a bread style pudding with cinnamon, then I came across this recipe, what excellent timing.

    Thanks for sharing this.

    • Reply
      Kate
      July 16, 2014 at 10:15 am

      I never put the raisins in mine either, though chocolate chips make a nice substitute for them. Bread pudding is one of my favorite desserts, so I hope that you enjoy it, too! =)

  • Reply
    Nicole
    July 15, 2014 at 11:12 am

    This looks so good and comforting!

    • Reply
      Kate
      July 16, 2014 at 10:12 am

      Thanks so much!! =)

  • Reply
    dina
    July 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

    delicious dessert!

    • Reply
      Kate
      July 16, 2014 at 10:12 am

      Thanks!! =)

  • Reply
    Happy Valley Chow
    July 7, 2014 at 8:07 pm

    Mmm bread pudding is soo good and yours sounds fantastic. Great recipe :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

    • Reply
      Kate
      July 7, 2014 at 9:39 pm

      Thanks so much!! =)

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