15Ingredients
740Calories
90Minutes

Chef Fiona had a special treat for the DMB crew at the Virginia Beach tour stop. If dinner wasn’t already appetizing enough, she made some of her Maple Pecan Bread Pudding with Fresh Peach Sauce for dessert. For a wine pairing, try the Dreaming Tree Crush. “Never eat a peach out of season.”

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 pound white bread (loaf, brioche preferable, other Italian or French bread will work, cut in cubes)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 5 eggs (free range, organic)
  • 4 cups half and half
  • 1 1/4 cups maple syrup (Grade B preferable)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 cups peaches (diced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Butter a 9x16 glass-baking dish.
  3. Melt butter and toss with bread, then cinnamon and 1/4 c sugar.
  4. Toast in oven for 10 minutes, until lightly browned. Set aside and cool.
  5. Whisk together eggs, half and half, maple, vanilla and salt.
  6. Toss bread with custard, then mix in half of the pecans, pour into baking dish. Let sit for 20 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle remaining pecans and 1/4 c sugar on top of pudding.
  8. Bake for 1 1/4 hrs, or until the center is set.
  9. Cool for at least 20 minutes before serving.
  10. Serve pudding with a spoonful of peach sauce and whipped cream if desired.
  11. Whisk together water, sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan, add peaches. Bring to a boil while stirring regularly.
  12. Remove from heat, add vanilla.
  13. Cool.
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NutritionView more

740Calories
Sodium32%DV770mg
Fat55%DV36g
Protein25%DV13g
Carbs32%DV96g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories740Calories from Fat320
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat36g55%
Saturated Fat16g80%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol185mg62%
Sodium770mg32%
Potassium470mg13%
Protein13g25%
Calories from Fat320
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate96g32%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars62g124%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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