Apple Bread Pudding with Warm Butter Sauce Follow
3/4cup granulated sugar
2 1/2cups milk
2 1/2cups whipping cream
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
3medium apples, peeled, cubed (2 cups)
12oz French or other firm bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices, then cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (10 cups)
2tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2cup butter or margarine
1/2cup granulated sugar
1/2cup packed brown sugar
Heat oven to 325°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
In large bowl, beat 4 whole eggs, 1 egg yolk and 3/4 cup granulated sugar with wire whisk until well blended. Beat in milk, whipping cream, vanilla and 1 teaspoon cinnamon until well blended. Stir in apples and 7 cups of the bread pieces. Let stand 20 minutes.
Pour apple mixture into baking dish. Lightly press remaining 3 cups bread pieces on top of mixture in baking dish. Brush top of bread with melted butter. In small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons granulated sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; sprinkle over top.
Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until top is puffed and light golden brown (center will jiggle slightly). Cool 30 minutes.
In 1-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients to boiling over high heat, stirring constantly, just until butter is melted and sauce is hot. Serve warm bread pudding with sauce.