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Bread Pudding With A Flair

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Ingredients
  Nonstick vegetable oil cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Bread 4 Ounce, sliced 1/2 inch thick (French Or Italian)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Packed light brown sugar 9 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1/2 Cup)
  Butter 1 Teaspoon
  Ripe pears 1 Pound, peeled, quartered, cored, and thinly sliced lengthwise to make 2 1/4 cups (Such As Bartlett)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  1% milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Reduced fat sour cream 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Whole egg 1 Large
  Egg whites 2 Large
  Pure vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Light brown sugar 2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Place oven rack in upper third of oven. Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly coat 9 x 9 X 2-inch square glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside. Place bread slices on baking sheet. Toast in upper third of 350° oven until lightly crisped and golden brown, about 7 minutes. Set slices aside. Leave oven on.
2. In large skillet over medium heat, stir together lemon juice, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and butter, until mixture has melted and is bubbly, about 1 minute. Add pears and cook, tossing frequently, until tender, about 4 minutes. (Timing may vary, depending upon ripeness of pears.)
3. Layer bread and pear mixture in prepared dish.
4. In medium bowl, whisk together remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar and the flour. Whisk in milk, sour cream, whole egg, egg whites, vanilla, and salt. Pour over bread and fruit. For topping: Dot top with butter and sprinkle with brown sugar.
5. Bake, uncovered, in upper third of 350° oven until just set, about 35 minutes. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pudding
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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