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Prep
15 min.
Cook
1 hr. 15 min.
Yield
8 to 10 servings

Blueberry French Toast Bread Pudding with Smoky Bacon

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

MUFFINS

  • 2 (7 oz.) packages Martha White® Blueberry Flavored Muffin Mix
  • 1 cup milk

CUSTARD

  • 3 cups half and half
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup Hungry Jack® Original Syrup
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

TOPPINGS

  • Hungry Jack® Original Syrup
  • 8 strips smoked bacon, cooked and crumbled

Preparation Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 425ºF. Coat 12 medium muffin cups with no-stick cooking spray. Combine muffin mix and milk in medium bowl. Stir just until moistened. Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full. Bake 14 to 17 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 2 to 3 minutes in pan. Remove and cool completely. Cut into approximately 3/4-inch pieces.
  2. REDUCE heat to 325ºF. Spray 9-inch square baking pan with no-stick cooking spray. Place muffin pieces in baking pan. Heat half and half in saucepan just until boiling. Remove from heat. Whisk together eggs, egg yolks, brown sugar and 1/3 cup syrup in large bowl. Gradually whisk into hot half and half until blended.
  3. POUR egg mixture over muffin pieces pressing down slightly to submerge. Let stand 15 minutes. Sprinkle pecans over top. Bake uncovered 50 to 55 minutes or until firm. Serve warm topped with syrup and crumbled bacon.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/10 of recipe), Calories 610 (Calories from Fat 260), Total Fat 29g (Saturated Fat 11g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 185mg, Sodium 670mg, Total Carbohydrate 75g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 42g), Protein 15g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 25%, Iron 20%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.