Sweet Potato Bread Pudding

by Anne Papina on July 19, 2006

Sweet potatoes are the perfect main ingredient for some tasty and nutritious dessert dishes, including Sweet Potato Bread Pudding with Apple Cider Glaze, created by David Gallent, courtesy ARA Content and contributed with permission by Louisiana Sweet Potatoes.

Sweet Potato Bread Pudding
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1½ cups half & half
  • 1½ cups milk
  • ½ stick butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 cup cubed French bread, lightly packed
  • ½ stick butter
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons half & half
  1. Combine eggs, sugar, and brown sugar in large bowl; beat until smooth with a whisk.
  2. Add half & half, milk, melted butter, vanilla extract, nutmeg, and grated sweet potato. Stir well.
  3. Add cubed French bread to egg mixture; stir until bread is well moistened. Cover and chill 30 minutes, stirring once.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spoon bread mixture into a well greased 10-inch cast-iron skillet or a 7x11-inch baking dish. Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick, inserted into the center, comes out clean. Serve warm with Apple Cider Glaze. Serves 6.
  5. 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 1¼ cups.


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