Apple-Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Recipe by Nancy Van Ess
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Place oven rack in middle position.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Lightly grease 9 or 10" deep-dish pie plate. Have ready a roasting pan larger than the pie plate.
  • In a large bowl, toss apple slices with 2 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar.
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add 1 tablespoon butter; spread half of the apples to cover bottom.
  • Cook 1 minute per side or until partially cooked.
  • Remove to a large plate.
  • Repeat with another 1 tablespoon butter and remaining apples.
  • Add to plate.
  • Meanwhile, put eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining cinnamon-sugar in the bowl.
  • Add remaining 1 tablespoon melted butter; whisk until ingredients are well blended.
  • Spread bread cubes in pie plate.
  • Arrange apple slices in concentric circles on top.
  • Pour egg mixture evenly over apples; sprinkle with reserved 1 teaspoon cinnamon-sugar.
  • Set pie plate in roasting pan.
  • Place pan on middle rack of oven; add very hot water to roasting pan to come half way up sides of pie plate.
  • Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until a knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  • Remove pie plate from water.
  • Serve warm, at room temperature, or cold.