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10 Creative Bread Pudding Recipes

10 Creative Bread Pudding Recipes

Have some leftover croissants, doughnuts, quick breads or brioche lying around? Bread pudding is a quick and easy go-to dish that can be both elegant and economical. The dishes below can be made ahead and reheated when it’s time to serve.

Whether you have a hankering for a savory mushroom and goat cheese dish that's perfect for weekday lunches, or a decadent chocolate dessert for your dinner party, our collection below is certain to leave you hungry for more.

From: Erin Swing, The Sensitive Epicure

This classic take on bread pudding gets a kick from Grand Marnier. Use gluten-free bread for a celiac-friendly treat.

From: SmittenKitchen.com

Eggy French toast meets a pumpkin-pie-like custard in this easy to make sweet bread pudding.

From: Cooking Light

This healthy vegetarian entrée becomes a complete meal when served with a salad. Don’t like red peppers? Try adding sundried tomatoes instead.

From: StaceySnacksOnline.com

Renowned California chef Suzanne Goin takes the basic bread pudding recipe, throws in chocolate, a cinnamony custard, and caramelizes the top. Sure to impress all your holiday dinner party guests.

From: The New York Times

What to do with leftover, slightly stale doughnuts (or croissants, pretzels, muffins)? Do as Eli Zabar does. Make bread pudding!

From: Ella Cinders Eats blog

This simple recipe takes the perfect combination of rosemary, caramelized onions, and cheese and applies it to bread pudding. If you don’t have goat or cheddar cheese, try gruyere.

From: CakeOrDeath.com

Not your typical bread pudding, this recipe sandwiches caramelized apples with apple butter-slathered slices of brioche before adding a rich, eggy custard.

From: EzraPoundCake.com

Combining bourbon soaked raisins with a buttery bourbon sauce elevates bread pudding to a whole new level of indulgence.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.


Grandma's Bread Pudding Recipe

This is delicious bread pudding Grandma use to make when I was a child using simple pantry ingredients we always had in the house.


Bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, just to name a few ingredients went into this comfortubg dessert casserole dish.


She then made her special sauce with vanilla (or bourbon sauce for the adults) to pour over the top while still warm, our family favorite..


Grandma lived with us when I was a child and made this often since dad worked at a bakery back then and we always had so much leftover bread in the house, this was a staple dessert in our home.


Mom would make Italian french toast, bruschetta, and many times with the stale bread, she used it up for old-fashioned homemade bread crumbs.


Nothing went to waste in our Italian household, they were very creative when it saved time, money, and trips to the grocery store.


Dad even had a garden, and occasionally grandma even added apples or berries to the bread pudding when in season.


Easy to make and the most comforting way to serve a dessert when you feel nostalgic since this is a blast from the past 1960s recipe.


If you love bread pudding you may also like to try our Limoncello bread pudding that's also an incredibly delicious version!


Scroll down to get her yummy recipe and let us know how you like it.