Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Bread Pudding

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BREAD PUDDING:
4 large eggs
2 (15-oz.) cans pumpkin
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup half-and-half
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
*1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
*1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
*(may substitute 1 ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice for cinnamon and nutmeg)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (12-oz.) French bread loaf, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 10 cups)
CARAMEL-PECAN SAUCE:
1 cup pecans ( chopped )
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Prepare Bread Pudding: Whisk together eggs and next 8 ingredients in a large bowl until well blended. Add bread pieces, stirring to thoroughly coat. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill 8 to 24 hours. ...
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Nutritions

Calories
2854

Sodium
1814mg
75% DV

Fat
166g
256% DV

Protein
41g
83% DV

Carbs
291g
99% DV

Fiber
22g
89% DV