Panera Bread (called St. Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area) is a chain of bakery–café quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada that sells breads, sandwiches, soups, salads, and other bakery items. This site will provide copycat recipes and recipes using products sold at the Panera Bread restaurants. Panera Bread Co. has 1,736 bakery cafes in 45 states and Canada under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe brands.
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
6 apples (mix Gala, Jonathan or Jonagold, Granny Smith)
can use pears or peaches all peeled, cored and chopped
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
2 beaten eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Generously butter a baking dish. Mix spices with fruit and brown sugar. Place in the baking dish. In a small bowl, whip the eggs with the vanilla extract.
In a separate bowl using a fork, mix the breadcrumbs with the white sugar. Top fruit with a crumb mixture and pour melted butter over breadcrumbs, covering thoroughly. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 40 minutes.
Whipped cream topping: Whip 1 cup heavy cream. Add 2 tablespoons light brown sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Or whip 1 cup heavy cream; add 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 tablespoons dark rum