Blueberry Bacon Bread Pudding – We Heart Local BC

Blueberry Bacon Bread Pudding

Blueberry Bacon Bread Pudding

Submitted by: BC Blueberry Council

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups(600 g) French bread (6-8 thick slices) cut in 1.5” square cubes.
  • 4 (200 g) Large eggs
  • 3 (50 g) Large egg yolks
  • 1 cup (240 ml) Half & half 10% cream
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) Maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) Butter – melted
  • 1.5 cups (225 g) B.C. blueberries – fresh or frozen
  • 1.5 cups (225 g) Bacon (15-20 slices)

Directions:

  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F/ 175°C
  • Butter a non-stick 8 x 8 inch baking pan.
  • Cut stale bread into 1.5 inch cubes and set aside.
  • To make your own stale bread, cube fresh bread and bake in oven at 150°F/65°C for 30-60 minutes until dry.
  • Fry slices of bacon in a pan, let cool and cut into ¾ inch pieces.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, egg yolks, cream, butter and maple syrup.
  • Soak the cubed stale bread in the egg mixture for 10-20 minutes until bread absorbs the egg mixture.
  • Fold in the bacon and blueberries.
  • Pour into the buttered baking pan.
  • Bake in a 350°F/175°C oven for 50-65 minutes until bubbling and golden brown.
  • Serve with a drizzle of maple syrup.

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