Bread Pudding with Pears


Bread Pudding with Pears

Everyone loves bread pudding, but this recipe is especially delicious because pears are added to give it an even sweeter flavor. Bread pudding with pears will become your next favorite easy pear recipe. Plus, pears are a fantastic fruit to enjoy fresh fresh or in the can. That said, this is one of the least expensive dessert recipes you can make. Enjoy ... and ... You're welcome.


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Cooking Time40 min


  • 1/2 large loaf French bread
  • 1 1/2 cup lowfat or skim milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar subsitiute, suitable for baking
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups chopped peeled pears
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon butter subtitutue, softened
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds


  1. Remove bread crusts and tear bread into 1-inch pieces to make 6 cups.
  2. In bowl, combine sugar substitute, milk, and almond extract; stir in bread and let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in eggs and pears. 
  4. Grease 8-inch square baking dish with butter; pour in mixture and press with spoon to level.
  5. Bake in 350 degree F oven until firm to touch (about 40 minutes).
  6. Sprinkle with almonds and  brown sugar; broil until sugar melts (about  1 to 2 minutes).

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I made a half recipe & used 1 can of pears & vanilla almond milk. lighter than regular bread pudding - much healthier option.


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