Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Posted by on October 20, 2015 in Desserts, Recipes | 22 comments

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Do you want something new,  festive, and fun to serve for dessert this fall? Try this Pumpkin Bread Pudding recipe! It satisfies the longing for the pumpkin flavor and is so pretty to serve. This recipe certainly has a “wow” factor, but it is easy to make! This recipe comes from a friend who is a terrific cook.

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Serves: <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>12 – 4 oz. <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span class=”hiddenSpellError” pre=”” data-mce-bogus=”1″>ramikens</span></span></span>
<span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>Served in <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span class=”hiddenSuggestion” pre=”in ” data-mce-bogus=”1″>individual ramikens</span></span> or custard cups, this recipe is beautiful to serve and delicious to eat!</span>
  • 6 Tbsp. dark brown sugar
  • 1 c. raisins (optional)
  • 1/3 c. bourbon (or hot water)
  • <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>1 (15 <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span class=”hiddenSpellError” pre=”15 ” data-mce-bogus=”1″>0z</span></span>. ) can pumpkin <span class=”hiddenSuggestion” pre=”pumpkin ” data-mce-bogus=”1″>puree</span></span>
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 c. milk
  • 2 tsp pur vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>Pinch of salt 1 (12 oz.) day old brioche or <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span class=”hiddenSpellError” pre=”or ” data-mce-bogus=”1″>challah</span></span> bread, cut 3/4 inch. cubes</span>
  • Confectioners sugar for dusting
  • Butter to coat ramekins or custard cups
  1. <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>Coat bottom and sides of <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span class=”hiddenSuggestion” pre=”of ” data-mce-bogus=”1″>individual ramekins</span></span> or custard cups with butter and sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon brown sugar and set aside.</span>
  2. Place raisins in and small bowl and cover with bourbon (if using) or hot water to soak 20 minutes or until plump. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together pumpkin, eggs, granulated sugar, milk, vanilla, spices, and salt.
  4. Toss in bread cubes; stir gently to coat and let stand a few minutes. Fold in raisins. Divide among prepared dishes, pressing down to make slightly even.
  5. Bake until center sets and top is golden – 40 minutes.
  6. <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>Remove from oven to slightly cool before <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span class=”hiddenSpellError” pre=”before ” data-mce-bogus=”1″>unmolding</span></span> onto plates and <span class=”hiddenSpellError” pre=”and ” data-mce-bogus=”1″>dus</span> with confectioners sugar.</span>

Pumpkin, eggs, sugar, milk, vanilla, spices, and raisins all ready to go into prepared dishes….

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I used 12 – 4 oz. ramekins.  Baked for 45 minutes.  Let sit for 5-10 minutes before inverting onto a plate.

If you don’t have ramekins, use a large-size muffin tin. You may have to vary the baking time. 

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Sprinkle powdered sugar over the individual servings.

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I know you’ll enjoy this dessert! 


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  1. I love bread pudding, but have never added pumpkin before. Thanks for sharing on the Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays. I hope you will join us again next week.

    • It’s great! Try it!

  2. Sounds like such a great little recipe! Perfect for the Fall weather we are having! Thank you for linking up with us at the Tips and Tricks Link Party! I hope to see you again this week!

    • It is perfect and makes a great presentation, too!

  3. Just stopping by to let you know that you’re being featured at tomorrow night’s Throwback Thursday link party! Woohoo! Can’t wait to see you there and tell all you friends to come link up with us!

    • Great! Thank you! I’ll be there!

  4. These look like a must make for Thanksgiving. Very creative. Thanks for sharing with us again at #Throwback Thursday. Please spread the word so our Thursday night party can grow.

    • They are delicious!

  5. This looks so good!! I love bread pudding, never thought of using pumpkin bread! Thanks for sharing on My 2 favorite Things on Thursday – link Party! Hope to see you again this week! Pinned!

    • Thanks! See you again next week!

  6. Oh my goodness, this looks awesome and now I wish for a piece…what should I do?!
    Thank you so much for sharing the recipe with us. I’m pinning for sure!
    Have a lovely week.

    • Thank you. It is so easy to make. Quick make it and freeze the remainder for later!

  7. I love the presentation for your awesome Pumpkin Bread Pudding! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

    • Thank you so much!

  8. I have been craving some bread pudding. I have never made it myself, but this seems easy enough. I pinned it so I can give it a try later. Thanks for sharing!

    • I haven’t made it in a long time until I tried this recipe. Pretty easy!

  9. I have not made bread pudding for years. This looks great and sounds like a perfect treat for a chilly evening,.
    Thanks for sharing on this week’s OSH Blog Hop!

    • The nice thing about making individual ones is that you can freeze the remainder for another time!

  10. I LOVE bread pudding and have never seen a pumpkin version. It looks beautiful and sounds delicious!

    • Yes, it’s different and delicious!

  11. This looks really good, pretty dish too!!
    Thanks for sharing on the #OMHGWW this week

    • Thanks! It is delicious!

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