Cinnamon-Apple Donut Bread Pudding


Cooking spray

2 tart apples

8 Bakery apple fritters

3 cups half-and-half

3 large eggs

1 cup sugar

3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 cup unsalted butter (1/2 stick)

Nonstick aluminum foil


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat 13- x 9-inch baking dish with spray; set aside. Peel, core, and cut apples into 1/2-inch cubes (about

2 cups). Cut fritters into 1-inch cubes. 2. Whisk in large bowl: half and half, eggs, sugar, cinnamon, and salt until blended and sugar has dissolved. Gently stir (fold) in fritters and apples until coated.

3. Melt butter. Spread apple mixture in even layer in prepared baking dish. Drizzle butter over top of pudding. Cover dish with foil and bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake 20–25 more minutes until top is golden and center is set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm.