Apple-Walnut Bread Pudding
Preparation: 15 min.
Cooking: 50 min.
Total: 65 min.
- 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
- 2 slice French bread , cut into .75 in. cubes
- 3/4 Cup brown sugar, packed firmly
- 4 Fl Oz water
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 2 Jonathan or Macintosh apples, peeled , cored and finely diced
- 3 Oz Gouda cheese , cut into cubes
- 4 Tbsp chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 ℉. Melt half the butter in a baking dish. Add bread cubes and stir until butter is absorbed. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden, stirring occasionally. While bread is baking, combine brown sugar, water and cinnamon in a heavy saucepan. Simmer over medium high heat 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and stir in remaining butter. Set aside. Add apples, cream cheese, and walnuts to baking dish. Pour reserved syrup over mixture and bake 35-40 minutes.