Recipe: Brown Sugar Peaches with Vanilla Bread Pudding

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Brown Sugar Peaches with Vanilla Bread Pudding

Now is the PERFECT season for peaches. They’re fresh and delicious. Whether eaten straight from the tree or browned with caramel, they’re the perfect late summer treat.

Makes 4-6 portions

FOR THE BREAD PUDDING

Brioche or egg bread – cut into 3/4” cubes  10 oz. (About 8 cups)
Whole eggs, beaten                                       5 each
Sugar                                                                1 ¼ cups
Whole milk                                                     1 cup
Whipping cream                                            1 cup
Vanilla extract                                                2 tsp.
Amaretto liqueur – optional                       1 Tbsp.

Cut bread and allow to dry out slightly. Place in lightly buttered 9”X4” loaf pan

Combine eggs and sugar – mix well

Add remaining ingredients to egg mixture – mix well and pour over bread. Allow to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes and then bake at 325° (No fan) for approx. 60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out dry. Allow to cool slightly

FOR THE TOPPING

Ripe Washington Peaches – sliced            2 medium peaches
Brown sugar                                                    ¼ cup
Butter – soft                                                    1 ½ Tbsp.
Water                                                                1-2 Tbsp.

Combine peaches with brown sugar and butter over low heat and stir gently. Allow sugar to melt to make “caramel”.

Add water if needed to thin sauce. Heat thoroughly.

FOR SERVICE

Arrange bread pudding on serving plates. Top with vanilla ice cream and brown sugar peaches. Enjoy!!

 

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