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Spiced Cherry Bread Pudding with White Chocolate Apple Compote

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Bread pudding laced with cherries and chocolate and topped with a white chocolate apple compote.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
40 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
15 min
Recipe Ready Time
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Recipe Servings


1 21-ounce can LUCKY LEAF® Premium Cherry Fruit Filling & Topping

1 21-ounce can LUCKY LEAF® Premium Apple Fruit Filling & Topping

6 cups bread (day old or crusty bread), cubed

1 3/4 cups white chocolate chips, divided

3 Eggs

1 12-ounce can Evaporated milk

1 3.4-ounce package vanilla pudding mix

3 teaspoons apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice, divided

1 1/4 cups Heavy cream


Preheat oven to 350°F. In a square 9’’ baking dish, gently toss the bread, cherry fruit filling & topping and 1/2 cup chocolate chips. 

In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, pudding and 2 teaspoons spice. Pour over the bread-cherry mixture in a baking dish. Gently toss to make sure the bread is completely submerged in the milk mixture; let soak for 15 minutes. Bake until the bread is puffy, and the custard is set, about 25 minutes. 

Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium-low heat, cook the cream until it’s hot. Remove from heat; stir in 1 1/4 cups white chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon spice blend. Continue to stir until the chocolate has completely melted and is smooth. Stir in apple fruit filling & topping. Keep warm.

When ready to serve, top the warm cherry bread pudding with the apple compote. Dust with spice blend, if desired.


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