Apple Bread Pudding with Caramel Bourbon Sauce Easy Dessert Recipe
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Apple Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Servings: 8
Author: Christina Hitchcock


Bread Pudding

  • 5 cups of crusty French or Italian bread - cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons Four Roses Bourbon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon - divided
  • 2 large apples - peeled and sliced

Bourbon Caramel Sauce

  • 1 cup prepared ice cream caramel sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Four Roses Bourbon


  • In a large bowl, whisk together heavy cream, milk, eggs, vanilla and rum.
  • Add sugars and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and whisk until combined.
  • Add bread cubes to the bowl and carefully stir, ensuring that each piece is soaked in the mixture; set aside.
  • Toss the apples with remaining 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.
  • Place half of the soaked bread cubes in a buttered 9x13 baking dish.
  • Top with cinnamon apple slices.
  • Place remaining bread on top; lightly press down.
  • Let sit for 30 - 60 minutes (or overnight).
  • Bake at 350 degrees 45-50 minutes or until set.
  • Meanwhile, place caramel and bourbon in a small sauce pan.
  • Heat over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes until caramel thins.
  • Drizzle Bourbon Caramel Sauce over the warm Apple Bread Pudding; serve immediately.
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