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Biltmore’s Bread Pudding

—Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups cubed day-old bread
  • 9 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1-3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • CARAMEL SAUCE:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • Place bread cubes in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, cream, sugar, butter, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour evenly over bread.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring the sugar, water and lemon juice to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook until sugar is dissolved and mixture turns a golden amber color. Stir in butter until melted. Gradually stir in cream. Serve with bread pudding.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece with about 2 tablespoons sauce: 581 calories, 39g fat (23g saturated fat), 273mg cholesterol, 345mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.

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