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Author Notes: I adore summer because of the abundance of cherries. I love their texture and sweet taste. I also love bread pudding and creating recipe that has complex taste. This bread pudding is a wonderful way to enjoy a bite of summer. —allbelle
- 6 cups stale Italian bread - crusts removed and cubed
- 5 extra large eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons crystallized ginger, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 3 3/4 cups half and half
- 1/4 cup amaretto
- 2 cups bing cherries, pitted and chopped
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare a 9x13 baking dish with butter spray.
- Beat eggs and sugar in bowl. Add vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Mix in half and half and amaretto.
- Place bread in baking dish; top with 1 cup of chopped cherries. Combine cream cheese and brown sugar; mix well.
- Drop cream cheese mixture by teaspoonfuls over cherries and bread; sprinkle with remaining chopped cherries.
- Pour egg mixture into baking dish. Let sit for 5 minutes. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes. .
- Sprinkle with powdered sugar; serve warm.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe for Cherries
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