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Easy Apple Pie Bread Pudding

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Coco and Ash

Equipment

  • 9x13 inch pan
  • Non-stick spray

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf of stale french bread (see notes)°
  • 1 (21 ounce can) apple pie filling
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk (any % is fine)
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • vanilla ice cream for serving (optional)
  • Caramel sauce for serving RECIPE (optional)

Instructions

  • Pre-heat your oven to 375° and spray a 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Cut your bread into 1" cubes and place half of them in the casserole dish.
  • Spoon the apple pie filling over the bread in the casserole dish then top with the remaining bread.
  • Whisk together the eggs, milk, butter, vanilla, cinnamon, apple pie spice, and brown sugar. Pour the mixture over the bread.
  • Use your hands to press down the bread until there are no more dry pieces.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce!

Notes

How to harden the bread:
You can either leave the bread open on the counter over night for it to harden or,
if you have a fresh loaf and are making it the same day, cut the loaf, and place on a baking sheet. bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
(This is NOT sponsored but I've found that "Lucky Leaf" brand has the most whole apple pieces per can!)