Union Grill-Caramel Bread Pudding

  • Yield: 12 to 15 servings


1 1/2cups sugar
4-- eggs, beaten
1 1/4cups heavy whipping cream
1 1/2cups milk
1/4pound melted butter
1 1/4pounds white bread (2 loaves), cubed
1/2cup caramel sauce, below
-- Non-stick cooking spray
Caramel Sauce:
1/2cup white sugar
1/2cup brown sugar
1stick butter (1/2 cup)
1cup syrup (corn or maple)
1 1/3cups heavy cream


  1. To make the pudding:  Combine the sugar, eggs, heavy whipping cream, milk and melted butter in a bowl and mix together.  Add the bread and fold it in.  Put mixture in a 9×13-inch baking pan that is sprayed with non-stick pan spray.  Pour the caramel sauce over the top and bake at 350F for 30 minutes; check, rotate and bake up to 30 minutes more (or until golden brown).
  2. To make the sauce:  Combine white sugar, brown sugar, butter and syrup in a pot and cook over medium-high heat until all ingredients liquefy.   Caution:  this sauce gets very hot so be careful.  Remove from heat and add the cream.
  3. Serve hot, in a bowl with vanilla ice cream and more caramel sauce.

Recipe courtesy of Union Grill in Ogden, Utah.  Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Ogden’s Art of Cooking (the Junior League of Ogden, Utah, 2003).