This apple cheesecake bread pudding is heavy on the fall flavors! Creamy dollops of cheesecake, tender apples, and a soft spiced bread pudding base make it completely irresistible.
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 55minutes
1loafday-old sourdough bread, cut into 1-in cubes (7-8 cups)
1 cuphalf and half cream
1-1/2cupscoconut sugar (or brown sugar)
3mediumapples, peeled, cored, and diced into 1-in cubes
4ozcream cheese, softened
1/4cupcoconut sugar (or brown sugar)
Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan and set aside.
Place bread cubes in a large bowl and pour milk and half-and-half on top. Toss bread cubes around in milk until they're completely soaking. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, vanilla, salt, and spices until smooth. Pour over bread mixture and toss until evenly combined. Stir in apple cubes. Spread mixture in prepared pan and set aside for a moment.
In a small bowl, beat softened cream cheese with agave until smooth and creamy. Spoon dollops of cream cheese into apple pudding.
Combine sugar and cinnamon then sprinkle evenly over bread pudding. Bake bread pudding at 350F 45-50 minutes until edges are browned and bubbly and liquid is set. Cool bread pudding 15 minutes then serve warm. Enjoy!