Spiced Caramel-Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

This is the dessert that will get you through fall and winter. 

Spiced Caramel-Apple Bread Pudding
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Bake Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 10 mins
8 servings


  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided

  • 1/2 (16-oz.) Italian bread loaf, cut into bite-size pieces

  • Vegetable cooking spray

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk

  • 1 cup apple cider

  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • Toasted Pecan-Caramel Sauce


  1. Sauté apple and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon in a lightly greased skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes or until tender. Stir together bread and apple in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  2. Whisk together eggs, milk, apple cider, brown sugar, vanilla, nutmeg, and remaining 1/4 tsp. cinnamon; pour over bread mixture in baking dish. Cover and chill 1 hour.

  3. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake bread mixture 45 to 50 minutes or until top is crisp and golden brown. Serve warm with Toasted Pecan-Caramel Sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

299 Calories
7g Fat
52g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 299
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 8g
Calcium 146mg 11%
Iron 2mg 8%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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