DES Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Apple Cider Glaze

Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Apple Cider Glaze

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3   large eggs
1/2   cup sugar
1   cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2   cups half & half
1 1/2   cups milk
1/2   stick butter, melted
1   tbsp. vanilla extract
1/4   tsp. ground nutmeg
2   medium sweet potatoes, peeled and grated 
5   cups cubed French bread, lightly packed

Apple Cider Glaze
1/2   stick butter
3   tbsp. brown sugar
3   tbsp. sugar
6   tbsp. apple cider
2   tbsp. half & half


Combine eggs, sugar, and brown sugar in large bowl; beat until smooth with a whisk. Add half & half, milk, melted butter, vanilla extract, nutmeg, and grated sweet potato. Stir well. Add cubed French bread to egg mixture; stir until bread is well moistened. Cover and chill 30 minutes, stirring once. Preheat oven to 325º. Spoon bread mixture into a well greased 10-in. cast-iron skillet or a 7x11-in. baking dish. Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick, inserted into the center, comes out clean. Serve warm with Apple Cider Glaze.

Apple Cider Glaze:

Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring well. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Let stand 3 minutes. Serve warm over Sweet Potato Bread Pudding. Makes about 1 1/4 cups.

Credits: David Gallent

Serving Size: 6 

Cook Time: 1.5 hours