- Preheat the oven to 350° F.
- Prepare a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
- Spread the bread evenly in the dish and top with bran flakes.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients and pour over bread.
- Let stand for 30 minutes until liquid is absorbed, patting down occasionally to help absorb evenly.
- Bake for 75 minutes until puffed and firm in center.
To prepare the topping, combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve warm.