Easy Sweet Potato Bread Pudding

*Photo courtesy of jules:stonesoup on Flickr bread pudding flickr jules: stonesoup

Serves 8 to 10
Ingredients

  • 4 cups white bread, cut into cubes (can substitute wheat bread)
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 egg yokes
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • ¾ cup sweet potato purée (aka mashed sweet potatoes)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. brandy
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. cloves, ground
  • 2 Tbsps. butter, cold, cut into pieces
  • Optional garnishes – vanilla ice cream or whipped topping

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan (can substitute 2 bread loaf pans).
  3. Bake bread on cookie sheet for 10-to-15 minutes or until cubes dry out.
  4. Put cooked bread cubes in greased pan; set aside.
  5. In large mixing bowl, whisk rest of ingredients except butter; pour mixture over bread cubes (make sure cubes are evenly coated).
  6. Let bread sit for 10 minutes until egg mixture is soaked into cubes (may need to mash cubes down into custard).
  7. Dot butter on top of bread/egg mixture.
  8. Bake 40-to-50 minutes or until center is set.
  9. Garnish w/ice cream or whipped topping; serve.

 

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