White Chocolate and Cherry Bread Pudding

Recipe by dicentra
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • In large mixing bowl, toss together baguette slices, white chocolate, and dried cherries. Set aside.
  • In second large mixing bowl, stir together sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Measure out 1/4 cup of mixture into small bowl and set aside.
  • In third large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, milk, and vanilla.
  • Whisk egg mixture into larger bowl of sugar mixture, then pour over bread-chocolate mixture and stir to combine.
  • Pour batter into 9- by 13- by 2-inch baking pan and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup sugar mixture.
  • Scatter butter cubes over top and bake until golden brown and just set in middle, 50 to 60 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and spread cherry jelly evenly over top. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Cook's note: Bread pudding can be baked 1 day ahead, chilled, and reheated in 350°F oven until heated through, about 20 minutes.
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