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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bread Pudding: this recipe is easy and delicious, perfect for Thanksgiving and the holidays.
Pumpkin Bread Pudding: this recipe is easy and delicious, perfect for Thanksgiving and the holidays.

Perfect for Thanksgiving or the Holidays

This pumpkin bread pudding is the perfect easy pumpkin dessert.  Don’t bother messing around with pastry.  This pumpkin bread pudding is pure comfort food, and so delicious.  It would be a great addition to your Thanksgiving and holiday baking line up.  

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with custard sauce

Secret Ingredient

I’m a big fan of bread pudding in general, but this pumpkin version is the perfect twist for the holidays.  It’s pumpkin-y and creamery, and so, so good.  And bread pudding is really easy to put together.  This pumpkin bread pudding is taken to the next level by using egg bread.  

how to make Pumpkin Bread Pudding

We have a little family run bakery near by that sells fresh egg bread each day.  It’s the kind of place that bakes each morning and sells out each afternoon.  They aren’t the cutest building and I have to admit that if someone hadn’t told me to go there I probably would have passed it by.  Since discovering it a few years ago we seriously go just about every week.  Egg bread can be a little tricky to find, but it adds a richness to this dish that can’t be beat.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with warm custard sauce

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bread Pudding: this recipe is easy and delicious, perfect for Thanksgiving and the holidays.

Ingredients

  • 7 cups of egg bread cubed
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • warm custard to serve with

Instructions

  1. Combine the pumpkin puree, eggs, milk, heavy cream, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add in bread cubes, and stir gently to combine without breaking up the bread cubes.
  3. Pour the mixture into a greased 8 x 8 baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve the bread pudding warm with a warm custard sauce.
Pumpkin Bread Pudding recipe

I hope you love this recipe as much as I do.  Just typing it up and seeing the pictures again has my mouth watering and makes me want to make it again soon.

Bread Pudding with pumpkin

Also, I served this at a dinner party the night I took the pictures.  In fact, I was finishing up the pictures just as my guest were arriving.  We had a lovely cheese board, and some amazing pasta with braised beef, Caesar salad and garlic bread.  But you know what everyone was just waiting for?  The dessert they saw and smelled when they arrived.  After waiting all evening for it, finally they were able to report it was worth the wait!  

Pumpkin Bread Pudding thanksgiving dessert

With Pumpkin Bread Pudding for dessert, life is really a party!

Love pumpkin recipes.  Check out our Pumpkin Cream Puffs here.

Pumpkin Cream Puffs: A cream puff filled with pumpkin pastry cream, whipped cream, and topped with warm caramel sauce for the perfect fall dessert.

Also check out our Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispie Treats recipe here.

You might also like our Pumpkin Blondies here, they’re a family favourite!

 

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