Delicious Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe

Embrace the flavors of the season and indulge in the warm, comforting embrace of our delightful Pumpkin Bread Pudding. This exquisite dessert is a harmonious blend of moist pumpkin bread, fragrant spices, and a rich, creamy custard. It’s a dessert that encapsulates the essence of fall, making it a perfect choice for family gatherings, holiday feasts, or any cozy evening. This recipe for four people will take you on a journey of culinary delight, where each bite is like a comforting hug for your taste buds. Let’s dive into the world of Pumpkin Bread Pudding, where sweetness and spice come together in perfect harmony.


  • 4 cups of cubed day-old pumpkin bread
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
  • Butter for greasing the baking dish
pumpkin bread pudding
pumpkin bread pudding


Step 1: Prepare the Pumpkin Bread Pudding Mixture

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Grease an 8×8-inch baking dish with butter.

Step 2: Combine the Wet Ingredients

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, canned pumpkin puree, whole milk, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract until well combined.

Step 3: Add the Spices

  1. Stir in the ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, and salt. Mix well to incorporate the spices.

Step 4: Prepare the Pumpkin Bread

  1. Place the cubed day-old pumpkin bread in the prepared baking dish.
  2. If using nuts, sprinkle them over the cubed bread.

Step 5: Soak the Bread

  1. Pour the egg and milk mixture evenly over the cubed pumpkin bread, ensuring that all the bread is soaked.

Step 6: Bake the Pumpkin Bread Pudding

  1. Bake the pudding in the preheated oven for about 45-50 minutes or until it’s set and the top is golden brown.

Step 7: Serve Warm

  1. Once the Pumpkin Bread Pudding is done, remove it from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
  2. Serve the warm pudding as is or add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

Enjoy your homemade Pumpkin Bread Pudding, a dessert that captures the essence of fall and brings a touch of warmth and nostalgia to your gatherings and celebrations.

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