Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread pudding, pumpkin bread pudding, Thanksgiving dessert, pumpkin
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 510kcal
Author: Laureen King
Pumpkin Bread Pudding is my All Time favourite bread pudding recipe. Perfect for Thanksgiving dessert or any time of the year.
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  • 6 cups French bread cut into small chunks
  • 2 cups half and half cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can (15oz) pumpkin puree
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Brown Sugar Sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


  • Butter a bundt pan. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a bowl toss the bread with the half and half cream; set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine eggs, sugars, pumpkin, melted butter, spices and vanilla, blend well.
  • Pour pumpkin mixture over soaked bread and stir to blend.
  • Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
  • Bake 45-60 minutes.
  • Serve with Brown Sugar Sauce, whipped cream, or vanilla ice cream.
  • Brown Sugar Sauce Directions
  • Melt butter and brown sugar over medium heat stirring constantly.
  • Bring to slow boil and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and whisk cream into sugar mix a bit at a time.
  • Serve warm over Bread Pudding.


recipe adapted from Diana Rattray of Southern Food


Calories: 510kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 271mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 55g | Vitamin A: 844IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg