Karen’s Killer Fixin’s: Apple-Cheddar Bread Pudding

It’s time for Karen’s Killer Fixin’s! Over the years, I’ve filled two 4-inch, 3-ring binders with my own creations as well as recipes my family and friends were willing to share with me. I simply love to cook and want to share that love with my readers. So every Friday, I share one recipe I think you and your family might enjoy. It might be a main course recipe. A cookie or baked item. Candy. Salads. Whatever strikes my eye and fancy…which today is APPLE-CHEDDAR BREAD PUDDING!! I love bread pudding. It’s one of the few desserts I’ll splurge occasionally.  Finding a good bread pudding can be a challenge, however. I don’t like mine too soggy.  This is a good one to try if you’re like me and want plenty of flavor! I hope you enjoy today’s Killer Fixin’s. Happy eating! Karen P.S. We’re at 109 recipes and counting with this posting. Hope you find some recipes you like. If this is your first visit, please check out past blogs for more Killer Fixin’s. In the right hand column menu, you can even look up past recipes by type. i.e. Desserts, Breads, Beef, Chicken, Soups, Author Specials, etc.

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APPLE-CHEDDAR BREAD PUDDING [Serves 6]

Non-stick cooking spray 5 slices whole-wheat bread ¼ cup brown sugar ½ tsp. cinnamon 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 2 apples, cored, peeled & diced 2 large eggs 2 large egg whites 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 [12 oz.] can evaporated milk Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Coat 9 x 9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.  Trim crusts from bread and cut each slice into 9 squares.  Arrange bread over bottom of dish.  Coat top of bread with nonstick cooking spray, then sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.  Scatter cheese over bread and top with apples.  In small bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, sugar and vanilla until well blended.  Whisk in evaporated milk.  Pour mixture evenly over other ingredients in dish.  Bake 50-55 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
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2 Responses to Karen’s Killer Fixin’s: Apple-Cheddar Bread Pudding

  1. Carol Malone says:

    The cheddar bread pudding sounds define. I’ll have to stop and pick me up some whole-wheat bread. Thank you for sharing you books and your recipes.

    • Karen Docter says:

      You’re welcome, Carol. I hope you enjoy the bread pudding. It’s a nice change from the (equally) scrumptious, sweet version we usually see. Thanks for stopping in to visit with me. Have a lovely week!

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