Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bread Pudding

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bread Pudding

Prep: 10 Minutes Cook: 20 Minutes Serves: 4 Submitted by: Marla Meridith

Ingredients

Olive oil spray
6 KING’S HAWAIIAN Sweet Hawaiian Dinner Rolls
10 ounces Bacon, bake until crispy & crumbles, set aside 1/4 of the cooked bacon for topping
5 Large eggs, whisked
3/4 cup 2% milk
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 cup Shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1/4 teaspoon Smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
Parsley flakes for topping

Preparation

Step 1
Pre heat oven to 400 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Spray four 8 ounce ramekins with olive oil cooking spray. Place ramekins on a baking tray for easy oven transfer.

Step 2
Slice dinner rolls into 1/2 inch pieces.

Step 3
Place bread cubes on a baking sheet & toss with some cooking spray. Bake for about 6 minutes, tossing half way through, until slightly brown & crispy.

Step 4
Remove rolls from the oven, let cool a few minutes.

Step 5
Reduce oven heat to 350 degrees F.

Step 6
In a bowl combine eggs, cream, milk, 1/2 cup of cheese, 3/4 of the bacon & the seasonings.

Step 7
Add the bread to the egg mixture. Coat the bread thoroughly, then let the bread soak for 15 minutes.

Step 8
Transfer bread mixture to the ramekins. Top with the remainder of the cheddar cheese.

Step 9
Bake for about 25 minutes or until cheese is melted & slightly browned.

Step 10
Top with the remainder of the bacon crumbles & some parsley. Serve immediately.