ASIAN PEAR BREAD PUDDING MUFFINS

 

  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups day old french bread (approximately 1 loaf)
  • 1 Asian pear (peeled and chopped)
  • 1/2 cup yellow or red raisins
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup raw turbinado sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Butter muffin tin and set aside.
  • Cut bread into bite size pieces.
  • In a medium saucepan heat milk until film forms on top.
  • Stir in butter until melted.
  • Allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Beat sugar, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and vanilla extract with electric mixer until smooth.
  • Slowly pour cooled milk mixture into sugar and egg mixture.
  • Pour mixture over french bread and fold in until the bread is well coated.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes to allow bread to soak up liquid.
  • Add raisins and Asian pear and mix to evenly distribute.
  • Use an ice cream scoop to fill the muffin tin.
  • Sprinkle raw sugar on top of the muffin batter.
  • Place in center of oven for 40-45 minutes until set.
  • A toothpick inserted in the center muffin should come out clean.

Notes

An exotic twist on a long time favorite. This bread pudding is kicked up a notch with the delicious addition of Asian pear. Decadent, sweet, delicious. Serve for breakfast, brunch or simply as an anytime sweet treat.

Categories: Fruit Bread 

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