Pear Bread Pudding with Crunchy Granola Topping

by Melissa's Produce

Pear Bread Pudding with Crunchy Granola Topping

Total time 65-75 minutes

Serves 8




  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray an 8X8 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add ½ cup sugar and stir until combined. Add pear slices in an even layer. Cook, without stirring for 8 minutes until the fruit begins to caramelize. Flip slices and cook for 5-8 minutes longer until both the fruit and the caramel are golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the custard by whisking together remaining ¼ cup sugar, half and half, milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Spread the bread cubes into the prepared pan. Pour custard mixture over the bread. Press down to make sure all cubes are soaked.
  5. Layer pear slices evenly over the top of the bread mixture. Top with remaining caramel from the skillet.
  6. Bake for 55-65 minutes until fully set. Add granola topping. Serve dusted with powdered sugar.