Cinnamon Apple Bread Pudding

If the best things in life aren't always free, at least they should be simple. Serve this uncomplicated, one-pan bread pudding warm with applesauce, maple syrup or whipped Organic Valley Heavy Whipping Cream.

3 cups Organic Valley French Vanilla Half & Half
4  large Organic Valley Eggs
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup raisins, dried cherries or dried cranberries (or other dried fruit)
1 teaspoon Simply Organic Vanilla Extract
1 1/2 teaspoons Simply Organic Cinnamon
3 tablespoons {Organic Valley Butter}, melted
4  medium apples
8 cups cubed stale bread
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter the bottom and sides a 13x9 inch baking dish.

In a large bowl, mix the half & half and eggs until smooth. Stir in the brown sugar, dried fruit, vanilla, cinnamon and melted butter.

Peel and chop apples. Place the apples, bread cubes and raisins in the baking dish to form a uniform layer. Pour egg mixture over apples and bread.

Bake until set, 40 to 50 minutes. Serve warm.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 15-20 min

Cook Time: 50 min

Servings: 8 to 10

Recipe By: Terese Allen

Chef Suggestions
Serve with applesauce, maple syrup, or whipped Organic Valley Heavy Whipping Cream.
To speed prep time, leave the skin on the apples.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 220 calories, 10g total fat, 75mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 29g total carbohydrate and 5g protein.