You Asked: Shully’s Smoked Vanilla Bean Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

Jerrilea Norberg, Milwaukee, requested a dessert recipe from Shully’s Cuisine and Events, 146 Green Bay Road, Thiensville.

She wrote: “I am wondering if we could get a recipe for smoked vanilla bean caramel apple bread pudding with vanilla custard that they serve. I’m anticipating we can convince them to give a recipe.”

Scott Shully, owner, sent a recipe, that he pronounced was served during a catering event. It’s from Shully’s conduct of pastry, Samantha Kossl.

“I grown this recipe for a thwart tasting cooking in Sep 2017,” pronounced Kossl, who has been with Shully’s given 2012. “It was interconnected with a potion of Auchentoshan Three Wood singular malt whisky.”

Shully’s essentially does catering, though a family business does occasional pop-up dinners and giveaway summer unison events. Next adult is a “Romance in Cinema” Valentine’s dinner, with cuisine and beverages desirous by famous intrigue films. The five-course cooking with upheld appetizers and libation pairings will start during 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 17

The bread pudding will not be enclosed in this meal, Shully said, though there will be a accumulation of chocolate desserts. (For some-more information, see

Shully’s Smoked Vanilla Bean Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

Recipe tested by Joanne Kempinger Demski

Makes about 9 servings


  • 1 fritter (12 ounces) brioche or challah

Caramelized apples:

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 crater and 2 tablespoons sugarine (about)
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, sliced and afterwards roughly chopped
  • ½ teaspoon belligerent cinnamon


  • 1 ½ cups complicated defeat cream
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • ½ smoked whole vanilla bean (see note before starting recipe)
  • ½ crater sugarine (divided)
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 3 egg yolks


  • Your favorite prepared or homemade caramel sauce
  • A heaping dip of Kopp’s custard (or your favorite brand) for any serving
  • Crushed toffee chips
  • Dehydrated charred orange slices (or surrogate droughty orange slices)

For bread: Slice bread and cube, dispatch crusts if desired. Lay out on a piece vessel to dry out or dry out in a oven by baking during a low feverishness for a few minutes.

Transfer to a vast bowl. Grease an 8-by-8-inch baking pan.

For caramelized apples: In a vast sauté pan, warp butter and whirl around to cloak pan. Add sugarine to cover melted butter and do not disquiet vessel until sugarine has taken on a caramelized color. Add apples immediately and sauté, stirring regularly. Add cinnamon and prepare until apples have taken on mostly all of a sugar, are al dente and have expelled some juices. Check for benevolence and supplement some-more sugarine if needed. Remove from feverishness and supplement to bread in bowl. Mix well.

For custard: Combine cream, milk, vanilla bean that has been separate and scraped, ¼ crater sugarine and a salt into a saucepan and move to a simmer. Remove from feverishness and let high 30 mins or until cream has taken on a sweet-smoky vanilla flavor.

While cream steeps, brew whole eggs and yolks in a play and drive to combine. Add remaining ¼ crater sugarine to egg reduction and drive together until total and dark yellow in color.

Bring cream reduction behind to a low simmer. Temper a egg reduction by solemnly adding a warmed cream reduction to a eggs and whisking until combined. Strain custard over bread and apple mixture, and afterwards brew all together. Spoon into prepared plate and let cool. Cover and place in fridge to soak overnight.

To finish: Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Bake pudding (uncovered) in preheated oven 35 to 40 mins or until tip puffs and a blade extrinsic into core comes out with minimal custard on it.

To serve: Cut into 9 circles or squares and afterwards tip any portion with drizzles of caramel, a dip of vanilla custard, dejected toffee chips and a droughty orange slice.

Note: Shully’s creates their possess smoked vanilla beans by cold-smoking a beans with applewood during 85 degrees for 4 to 6 hours. If we do not have a smoker, use a unchanging vanilla bean and supplement a really little volume of glass fume to a cream mixture. Do not supplement too most glass fume or it will repress a dish. Smoked vanilla beans are accessible during some stores online.

To ask a recipe, write “You Asked for It,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Box 371, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0371 or email Requests contingency embody finish grill name, residence and phone series (only businesses still in operation will be considered), as good as your name, residence and phone number. (Names and addresses will be funded on request.) Column gathered by Joanne Kempinger Demski.

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