Feed Eight for Around $10: Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

Check out a recipe for extremely affordable caramel apple bread pudding.

Oct. 24, 2008 — -- Got a big dinner group but want to save some cash? No problem.

You may be surprised to find you can feed up to eight people and spend just $10. Catherine Cassidy from "Taste of Home" magazine demonstrated three recipes on "Good Morning America."

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Today we've got three great dishes (click on the recipe you'd like to see):

Meat Loaf With Potato Crust

Ham and Broccoli Bake

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding.

For more meal ideas, check out "GMA's" recipe index.

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding -- $.60 Per Serving

Prep time: 15 min.

Bake time: 35 min.

Yield: 8 servings


1 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 cup fat-free milk

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup egg substitute

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

5 cups cubed day-old bread

1/2 cup chopped peeled apple

1/2 cup fat-free whipped topping

1/2 cup fat-free caramel ice cream topping


1. In a large bowl, combine the applesauce, milk, brown sugar, egg substitute, vanilla and cinnamon. Fold in bread cubes and apple.

2. Pour into an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm with whipped topping and caramel topping. Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe courtesy of Taste of Home.