Double Apple Bread Pudding
 
Ingredients
  • 10 ounces brioche bread, cut in 1 inch cubes
Caramel
  • 2 T. butter, melted
  • ¼c. light brown sugar
  • ⅓ c. water
  • 2 granny smith apples, peeled, cored, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 c. milk
Custard
  • ¼ c. light brown sugar
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1¼ c. heavy cream
Topping
  • 1½ T. light brown sugar
  • rest of bread cubes
  • 1½ T. melted butter
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling on top
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 325.
  2. Spread bread on a baking sheet and bake 15 mins to dry out.
Caramel
  1. In a saucepan, melt the butter.
  2. Add sugar and water, whisking to dissolve sugar.
  3. Add apples and bring up to a simmer.
  4. Cook covered 4 mins and then uncovered 4 mins until apples are just tender.
  5. Drain apples in a sieve over a measuring cup gently pressing to get al the liquid out.
  6. Add enough milk to make a total of 1¼c. liquid. Set apples aside.
Custard
  1. In a bowl, whisk sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, salt.
  2. Add eggs and cream.
  3. Then add the milk/apple mix and the apples.
  4. Lay 5 cups bread into your 8 inch baking pan.
  5. Pour custard over and use a spatula to press down the cubes to soak.
  6. Let soak 30 mins.
Topping
  1. crumble the extra cubes with your fingers along with the brown sugar.
  2. Mix in melted butter to make crumbs.
  3. Sprinkle on top of the bread pudding.
  4. Bake 1 hour then cool 45 mins before serving.
  5. Dust with powdered sugar.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/double-apple-bread-pudding/