These are individuals but it can be made in one big pan
6 cups Brioche, egg bread or Challah
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup half and half or milk
1 16-ounce can pumpkin purée or 2 cups fresh pumpkin puree
1 cup brown sugar or maple syrup
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. vanilla
pinch sea salt
3/4 cup white chocolate chips
3/4 cup dried cherries
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9x13 casserole dish or 12 ramekins.
2 Combine all ingredients except bread cubes, cherries and chocolate. Toss bread cubes with chocolate, cherries and cream mixture. Divide mixture into 12-6 ounce buttered ramekins or into a buttered 9x13 casserole dish. Bake until pudding is firm and the top is golden brown, about 1 hour.
3 Remove from the oven and let stand 30 minutes before serving.
4 Serve with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream or sweetened whipped cream.
Take it One Prep at a Time,