Dessert comfort food… And by that I mean bread pudding of course! Check out these 20 best bread pudding recipes from fellow food bloggers!
Bread pudding, what’s not to love about it!
I have to say that I don’t often make bread pudding. Only when I have leftover old bread in my kitchen. And that happens no matter what season it is.
So bread puddings are delicious fall and winter desserts…
But also taste amazing all year round!
As always I would like to mention that assembling this roundup would not have been possible without the hard work of all these food bloggers below. Credits for their recipes and pictures go to each and every one of them.
Goes without saying!
Are you ready?
Here we go!
20 Best Bread Pudding Recipes
Dessert comfort food… I mean bread pudding of course!
Check out these 20 best bread pudding recipes from fellow food bloggers!
1. Classic Bread Pudding (Dinner Then Dessert)
And let’s kick off this bread pudding recipes roundup off with a classic…
So here is what she says about her recipe: “Classic bread pudding is hands down the perfect old fashioned dessert for the holidays that you can make with very little ingredients. Day old bread, half and half, sugar and vanilla… that is really it! And this bread pudding only takes 45 minutes to bake in the oven! See, that is why bread pudding is the perfect dessert.”
Thank you so much Sabrina for your smashing bread pudding recipe!
2. Apple Pie Bread Pudding (Will Cook For Smiles)
Oh I bet that you can smell freshly baked apple pie right now…
And Lyuba says this about her recipe: “Just imagine this wonderful warm apple treat… Believe me, it tastes even better than a classic apple pie! Comforting apple bread pudding stuffed with an easy homemade apple pie filling inside. I like to serve this sugary apple pie bread pudding piping hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top for the ultimate taste experience. Enjoy!”
Thank you so much Lyuba for this bread pudding recipes!
3. Candied Bacon Bread Pudding With Rum Raisin Crème Anglaise (Patio Daddio BBQ)
Bacon in bread pudding?
I thought, why not? So when I was googling ‘bacon bread pudding’, that is when I stumbled upon this candied bacon brad pudding with rum raisin crème anglaise. Credits for this spectacular looking and sound creation go to John Dawson. He is the driving force behind a blog called Patio Daddio BBQ.
And this is what John says about his bread pudding: “This is health food at its very worst. It is my twisted porcine take on a classic Southern dessert. Don’t let that posh French term “crème anglaise” scare you. I got a little lazy and use melted ice cream that I thinned a little.”
Thank you so much John for this bread pudding recipes!
4. New Orleans Style Bread Pudding with Hard Sauce (Louisiana Kitchen And Culture)
And again I was googling and searching for lush bread pudding recipes…
After a while I started to realise that quite a few recipes were called or mentioned “New Orleans Style” bread pudding. But what is it exactly? The one I really liked was this moist looking New Orleans style bread pudding from Louisiana Kitchen And Culture.
The ingredients that go into it are pretty straight forward: French bread, milk, eggs, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg and butter. I don’t know about you but that sounds delicious! But what is that hard sauce? It contains butter, sugar, vanilla, nutmeg, cream, flour… and rum! That mixture is poured on top of the freshly baked bread pudding!
Thanks for this bread pudding recipes!
5. Peanut Butter Banana French Toast Bake (Fit Foodie Finds)
Peanut butter and banana?
That is a classic flavor combo, right. But are you a fan of it as well? Well in case you are, then I reckon that this next bread pudding recipe must be right up your alley! So what do you think of this peanut butter banana French toast bake over at Fit Foodie Finds? Credits for this recipe go to Lee Funke.
And this is what Lee says about here recipe: “Are you ready for the most delicious French toast bake recipe ever? We used our two favorite flavors here, peanut butter and banana. And we create an incredible baked French toast casserole recipe. Try it!”
Thank you so much Lee for this bread pudding recipes!
6. Mincemeat Bread and Butter Pudding (Lavender And Lovage)
Are you familiar with mincemeat?
I once got a jar of mincemeat from a British neighbour. The name was a bit confusing, minced meat? Nope! Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit, spices and suet. And it is great for baking and desserts! Karen’s mincemeat bread and butter pudding over at Lavender And Lovage looks delicious!
She says: “This is a delectable bread and butter pudding with mincemeat, almond flakes and orange zest. You can prepare this delicious pudding beforehand and then just popped in the oven while you are enjoying the main course. It reheats well in the microwave and is perfect when served with fresh pouring cream.”
Thank you so much Karen for this bread pudding recipes!
7. Coffee And Raspberry Bread Pudding (Kitchen Heals Soul)
Are you a coffee drinker?
Or do you like coffee flavor in desserts? Then this coffee and raspberry bread pudding from Janice is perfect for you! She is a baking obsessed recipe developer over at Kitchen Heals Soul who likes to write about baking and the science of baking.
And she says this about her recipe: “I love to bake with coffee because you can use it to flavor so many different sweet treats and desserts. My bread pudding recipe is a take on a classic bread and butter pudding and is flavored with coffee and raspberries. I love to serve it with a coffee crème anglaise on the side.”
Thank you so much Janice for this bread pudding recipes!
8. Sweet Potato And Pecan Bread Pudding (Egg Farmers)
Bread pudding with sweet potato?
What a creative combination that is! Cinnamon, nutmeg, caramel and pecans with bourbon sauce… I’m in. Credits for this sweet potato and pecan bread pudding go to Chef Lynn Crawford. You can find the recipe over at Egg Farmers.
“This dessert is warm and so decadent! You can make this bread pudding as individual desserts or as one big casserole. Whatever you do, you can make this recipe in advance. All you have to do is pop the pudding in a hot oven before you plan to serve it. And that bourbon sauce poured on top? That is what makes it extra super decadent!”
Thank you so much chef Lynn for this bread pudding recipes!
9. Banana And Nutella Bread Pudding (The Missing Lokness)
There is that popular hazelnut spread again…
Nutella! Love it or hate it, desserts with Nutella are everywhere. Like in this lush looking banana and Nutella bread pudding from Lokness, the food blogger who is behind The Missing Lokness.
And she says this: “You can serve this bread pudding also as breakfast. Just imagine banana, bread, egg, and Nutella. Sound like a winner breakfast to me! And if you are like me, then perhaps ice cream is a totally acceptable option for breakfast as well. You can prepare the bread pudding the night before and bake it in the morning. That and a cup of coffee, what a delicious breakfast!”
Thank you so much Lokness for this bread pudding recipes!
10. Decadent Rhubarb Bread Pudding (Kitchen Confidante)
Any rhubarb fans? My mom grows rhubarb in her vegetable garden, and often asks me for rhubarb recipes. I should send her this decadent rhubarb bread pudding! Credits for this one go to Liren Baker over at Kitchen Confidante.
And she says: “Fresh rhubarb recipes? Try this tangy rhubarb with sweet strawberry jam in this delicious rhubarb bread pudding! It took me several batches before I got it just right. It is all about that perfect ratio of custard and spongy brioche with tangy rhubarb and swirls of strawberry jam. I love to serve it with a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream on top, what a decadent treat!”
Thank you so much Liren for this bread pudding recipes!
11. Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Toffee Sauce (Joy In Our Home)
Cinnamon toffee sauce, sounds like a treat!
And she says this about her recipe: “If you love bread puddings, then I am sure that you will love this one as well! Whenever fall and winter are quickly approaching, we all start to crave comfort food meals such as savory chilli, cheesy casseroles and hearty main dishes. And a dessert like this bread pudding is the perfect ending to a meal like that!”
Thank you so much Kendra for this bread pudding recipes!
12. Eggnog Bread Pudding with Spiced Rum And Caramel Sauce (Sweet Recipeas)
Another recipe that shows that it is not only about the bread pudding…
But also about the sauce! Food blogger Peabody over at Sweet Recipeas came up with yet another lovely recipe: you will love this eggnog bread pudding with spiced rum and caramel sauce!
And she says: “This bread pudding is super easy to put together. I usually make a whisky caramel sauce to go with it but I used so much whisky lately in my cooking that I had almost run out of it. So I wame up with this spiced rum sauce. Why? Spiced rum in caramel sauce is delicious. I should have made this much earlier.”
Thank you so much Peabody for this bread pudding recipes!
13. White Chocolate And Raspberry Bread Pudding with Amaretto And White Chocolate Sauce (Frugal Hausfrau)
White chocolate and raspberries…
I think I like the sound of that! Mollie over at Frugal Hausfrau shows us here how to make this lush and creamy looking white chocolate and raspberry bread pudding. And look at that amaretto and white chocolate sauce on top again!
She says: “The bread in this recipe is a fraction of the ingredients. There is really very little bread in it all. But don’t you worry, follow my recipe and you will end up with one creamy and deliciously custardy sweet treat. This is a want to lick your plate clean dessert! And it is just perfect for any special occasion or holiday like Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas.”
Thanks Mollie for this dessert recipe!
14. Strawberry And Coconut Bread Pudding (The Frugal Foodie Mama)
Now here is a creative twist on a classic bread pudding…
How about adding coconut milk to your bread pudding batter instead of regular milk? That is exactly what Carrie over at The Frugal Foodie Mama did! And she also added fresh strawberries. Quite an interesting combo, this strawberry and coconut bread pudding!
So here is what she says about her dessert recipe: “The sweetness of those fresh strawberries comes together perfectly with the creaminess of the coconut milk. This easy to make and creamy bread pudding recipes is definitely the perfect dessert to enjoy the last fresh flavors of springtime and to say hello to the upcoming summer months.”
Thank you so much Carrie for this bread pudding recipes!
15. Steamed Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce (Happy And Harried)
Is this a bread pudding?
Yes! When I first saw it, I thought it looked kind of similar to a Spanish caramel flan. However, this one is definitely a bread pudding! But a steamed one and I really liked the idea. So I definitely wanted to include it here in this bread pudding recipes roundup. Anjana Devasahayam over at Happy And Harried came up with this steamed bread pudding and caramel sauce recipe!
And she says: “Delicately steamed bread pudding in a delicious caramel sauce, what a simple and stunning dessert. It contains bread, eggs, milk and sugar. You can steam this pudding or bake it in a bain-marie.”
Thank you so much Anjana for this bread pudding recipes!
16. Slow Cooker Pumpkin And Pecan Bread Pudding (The Gunny Sack)
Do you have a slow cooker?
Then read on! Because this bread pudding recipes is one that you can make in the slow cooker. This slow cooker pumpkin and pecan bread pudding from Tonia sounds absolutely delicious. And what a creative dessert with canned pumpkin that is not a pumpkin pie by the way! Tonia is a lover of food and photography, you can find her recipes over at The Gunny Sack.
And she says: “I would love to share this slow cooker pumpkin and pecan bread pudding with you all! It is just perfect for fall. And also a great way to use up leftover bread. Serve it for brunch or dessert.”
Thanks Tonia for this bread pudding recipes!
17. Old Fashioned Bread Pudding (Brown Eyed Baker)
So we have had a classic bread pudding here.
And one spiked with bourbon as well. However I could not resist when I saw Michelle’s recipe: admit that this old fashioned bread pudding looks so good! You can find the recipe over at her blog called Brown Eyed Baker.
And she says: “This classic bread pudding recipe is flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg and spiked with bourbon, which makes it absolutely phenomenal. What I like about this popular bread dessert is that it is soft and tender in the middle and has perfectly crunchy edges on the outside. And then that drizzle of bourbon cream sauce! The perfect Christmas dessert.”
Thank you so much Michelle for this bread pudding recipes!
18. Hawaiian Pineapple Bread Pudding (Kawaling Pinoy)
The very first time I saw this bread pudding…
I thought that it was an apple pie bread pudding! I checked the recipe and realised that it does not contain apples, but pineapple! Hawaiian pineapple bread pudding, fantastic! Credits go to Lalaine who runs the blog Kawaling Pinoy, where you can find hundreds of delicious Filipino and Asian recipes.
And she says: “This Hawaiian bread pudding is soft, moist, and loaded with tropical flavors. Easy to make with day old bread. This one will become the star of the party and your guests will line up for seconds. Who could resist a slice of moist, custardy pudding with caramel sauce?”
Thank you so much Lalaine for this bread pudding recipes!
19. Almond Bread Pudding with Eggnog Sauce (Completely Delicious)
We love anything with almonds here.
And here is what she says about her recipe: “Is any of you convinced that bread pudding dessert is boring and bland or something that you would never want to eat? Let me show you how I can change your mind about that! All you have to do is just give my rich almond flavored bread pudding topped with a warm eggnog sauce a try. You can thank me later!”
Thank you so much Annalise for this bread pudding recipes!
20. Cranberry And Orange Bread Pudding (The Spruce Eats)
Here is a familiar face!
This is not the first time that I include a recipe from The Spruce Eats in my roundups. And their cranberry and orange bread pudding seemed just right to finish this bread pudding recipes roundup today!
Food writer Diana Rattray says: “This delicious bread pudding is a great dessert option for holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas. However you don’t need to wait that long because bread pudding is great after any fall or winter meal. If you can, use a rich bread like brioche or challah. It really makes a different in flavor and texture. Serve this bread pudding preferably warm with vanilla sauce or a little cream.”
Thanks Diana for this bread pudding recipes!