This bread pudding recipe will be your favorite for an easy and simple pudding dessert that is so tasty and delightful. Infused with cinnamon and studded with apples and almonds, this treat can be enjoyed even for breakfast or a quick snack.
While I love all kinds of pastries from a simple pie to a more elaborate kouign amann or chocolate croissant, nothing speaks to my sweet tooth the way a simple bread pudding does. This homestyle, laid back kind of baked treat is an edible form of sweet simplicity that reminds me of home and the feeling being cozy indoors.
Making bread pudding requires basic ingredients that you probably have on hand. Milk, eggs and some slices of bread that you have sitting on your counter for days, this humble and tasty dessert does not ask for too much.
This bread pudding is made with cinnamon-infused milk so it has that warm touch of spice in it, and then it is studded with slices of apples and almonds to give it texture and flavor boost.
I particularly love that chewy caramelized top contrasted with the crunch from the almonds.
It is the kind of treat that you will want to bake if you want to satisfy your sweet cravings at breakfast without having a cake or heading out to your coffee shop to buy a danish or croissant. This bread pudding is your sweet morning treat, easily made at home.
Then, for snack or dessert later in the day, you can elevate things up by topping this with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. See? With just one apple cinnamon bread pudding recipe, your cravings are covered for the day.
Pointers for Making Bread Pudding
- If you don’t have cinnamon sticks, add the cinnamon powder along with the eggs and salt.
- You can add raisins, currants, and other dried fruits.
- You can also make a sauce alongside this bread pudding. This simple caramel sauce will be perfect.
Enjoy this bread pudding on a cold morning: In your pajamas and socks, a mug of your hot drink and a slice of this, it will surely warm the heart.
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Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Apples
A simple bread pudding made special with cinnamon infused milk and slices of apples and almonds.
- 2 cups milk
- 1 stick cinnamon
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 6 cups soft bread cubes about 6 slices
- 1 apple diced
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
Preheat oven to 350 F. In a medium saucepan, heat milk and butter together with the cinnamon stick until the butter is melted. Let the mixture simmer for a minute or so and turn off heat.
In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, and salt. Stir in the bread cubes and apple slices. Discard the cinnamon stick from the milk mixture and pour the liquid over the egg mixture. Stir to incorporate the ingredients.
Pour into ungreased deep 8 or 9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle the almond slices on top and bake uncovered for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.