Caramelized Pear Bread Pudding

October/November 2006

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Sweet caramelized pears are the highlight of this comforting, custardy, raisin-studded bread pudding. When turned out of its baking dish, the flanlike pudding sits in a pool of intense caramel syrup, making it worthy of any holiday table. Serve warm or chilled.

"This was excellent. I made it with whole wheat bread raisin bread. I didn't have enough pears so I mixed added some apples. I also added a little apple brandy to the pudding before baking which gave it a nice touch. I also doubled the...
Caramelized Pear Bread Pudding

17 Reviews for Caramelized Pear Bread Pudding


I made this for my grandma, a bread pudding fan. She loved it. Now every time I see her she asks me to make it again. It has a beautiful presantation if you take the time to arrange the pears nicely. I also found that using Craisians is a bigger hit then the raisians.

Anonymous, Los Angeles, CA


The bread pudding tasted bland and looked like a beige lump, not at all like the elegant dessert featured in the photo. The caramel topping did not turn out. It was simply integrated with the pudding. I've made creme caramel and other variations before, so I don't think I got the technique wrong. A big dissapointment.

Anonymous, Vancouver, BC


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