Cherry Almond Bread Pudding

Category, DifficultyIntermediate

Recipe by Peloton Culinary & Catering

A delicious bread pudding by Peloton Culinary

 1 qt heavy cream
 8 large eggs, whisked together
 1 cup granulated sugar
 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped
 1 ½ lbs sourdough bread, crust removed, 1/2" dice
 2 cups bing cherries, de-stemmed, pitted, quartered
 ¾ cup almonds, sliced, toasted

1

Combine the heavy cream with half of the sugar, whisk together.

2

Split and scrape the vanilla bean, add seeds and husk to the cream mixture. Slowly bring cream mixture to a simmer, stirring occasionally.

3

In a separate bowl combine the eggs and remaining sugar. **Temper the hot cream into the eggs.

4

Place diced bread in a stainless steel bowl. Soak the bread in the cream/egg mixture until bread is completely saturated, at least one hour. Add sliced almonds.

5

Prepare a baking dish with parchment paper. Spray well with nonstick spray.

6

Bake in a water bath in a 350 degree oven until custard is set and bread begins to caramelize. About 30 -45 minutes.

Happy Cooking!!!

Tempering
7

** While whisking the egg mixture pour in 1 cup of the hot cream mixture. Immediately while whisking cream mixture pour the all the eggs and 1 cup of cream back into the cream mixture.

Ingredients

 1 qt heavy cream
 8 large eggs, whisked together
 1 cup granulated sugar
 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped
 1 ½ lbs sourdough bread, crust removed, 1/2" dice
 2 cups bing cherries, de-stemmed, pitted, quartered
 ¾ cup almonds, sliced, toasted

Directions

1

Combine the heavy cream with half of the sugar, whisk together.

2

Split and scrape the vanilla bean, add seeds and husk to the cream mixture. Slowly bring cream mixture to a simmer, stirring occasionally.

3

In a separate bowl combine the eggs and remaining sugar. **Temper the hot cream into the eggs.

4

Place diced bread in a stainless steel bowl. Soak the bread in the cream/egg mixture until bread is completely saturated, at least one hour. Add sliced almonds.

5

Prepare a baking dish with parchment paper. Spray well with nonstick spray.

6

Bake in a water bath in a 350 degree oven until custard is set and bread begins to caramelize. About 30 -45 minutes.

Happy Cooking!!!

Tempering
7

** While whisking the egg mixture pour in 1 cup of the hot cream mixture. Immediately while whisking cream mixture pour the all the eggs and 1 cup of cream back into the cream mixture.

Cherry Almond Bread Pudding