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Pear Bread Pudding

Pear Bread Pudding
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  1. Heat oven to 375º F.
  2. Butter a 9-inch square pan.
  3. In a saucepan, heat the milk, sugar, butter, and salt until small bubbles form. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, then add the warm milk mixture in a slow stream, whisking constantly.
  4. Layer the square pan with the bread. Top with the pears. Pour the milk-egg mixture into the baking pan and sprinkle with the cinnamon.
  5. Bake until golden, about 35 minutes. Top with the Cheddar, if desired, and bake until the cheese is melted, 5 to 10 minutes. Serve warm.
By April, 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 519Calories From Fat 39%
  • Calcium 410mg
  • Carbohydrate 61g
  • Cholesterol 261mg
  • Fat 23g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Iron 3mg
  • Protein 21mg
  • Sat Fat 12g
  • Sodium 626mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.