Our Best Bread Pudding Recipes

Indulge in one of these top-rated bread pudding recipes when you need a luscious dessert that’s easy to make.

  • Irish Bread Pudding with Caramel-Whiskey Sauce
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Oxmoor House

    Irish Bread Pudding with Caramel-Whiskey Sauce

    Bread pudding with whiskey sauce is a delicious dessert inspired by the flavors of the Emerald Isle. Serve for St. Patrick’s Day or any other day you want to get in touch with your inner leprechaun.
  • Apple Bread Pudding
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Helen Norman

    Apple Bread Pudding

    Serve this bread pudding family-style from a baking dish, or divide with a 3-inch round cutter for an elegant presentation.
  • Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwich Bread Puddings With Dark Caramel Sauce
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns

    Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwich Bread Puddings With Dark Caramel Sauce

    Peanut butter and bananas are natural dessert partners and even better when accompanied by caramel. Not only do you use peanut butter in the bread pudding mixture, but also in the sweet and crunchy streusel topping.
  • Tiramisu Bread Pudding
    Blair Rumley, Oxmoor House

    Tiramisu Bread Pudding

    Drizzled with a rich mascarpone sauce, this moist, coffee and Kahlúa-flavored bread pudding features the flavors of tiramisu, a favorite Italian dessert.
  • Chocolate Chunk Bread Puddings
    Blair Rumley, Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Chocolate Chunk Bread Puddings

    Sweet Hawaiian bread, semi-sweet chocolate, cocoa , and Kahlúa give this bread pudding it’s sweetness and rich chocolate flavor.
  • Cinnamon Apple Raisin Bread Pudding
    Blair Rumley, Randy Mayor

    Cinnamon Apple Raisin Bread Pudding

    Make bread pudding even more special by using cinnamon bread and adding raisins and dried apple.
  • Caramel-Pecan-Pumpkin Bread Puddings
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Jim Franco; Styling: Lynda White

    Caramel-Pecan-Pumpkin Bread Puddings

    Combine canned pumpkin with bread cubes and a rich mixture of milk, sugar and cream to make a holiday-style bread pudding. Top it with a luscious nutty caramel sauce for even more decadence.
  • Mango-Coconut Bread Pudding
    Blair Rumley, Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Mango-Coconut Bread Pudding

    Bread pudding goes tropical with this version featuring fresh mango, coconut and coconut milk. Add a splash of rum to the sauce if you dare.

  • Blueberry Bread Pudding
    Blair Rumley

    Blueberry Bread Pudding

    This easy make-ahead dessert is a great way to use up your buckets of blueberries.
  • Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce
    Blair Rumley, Oxmoor House

    Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

    The layer of caramel sauce with just a touch of kosher salt is the secret to the velvety-rich interior of this pudding.
  • Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Karry Hosford

    Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

    This Mexican bread pudding features layers of nuts, cheese, dried fruit, and bread drizzled with cinnamon-infused sugar syrup.
  • Peach Bread Pudding
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

    Peach Bread Pudding

    Juicy, ripe peaches at the height of stone-fruit season shine in this great summer dessert. The brandy sauce makes it special, but it's also good for breakfast without the sauce.
  • Chocolate and Caramel Bread Pudding
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Oxmoor House

    Chocolate and Caramel Bread Pudding

    We updated classic bread pudding by baking the bread in a chocolate-pudding mixture topped with chocolate-covered caramel candies.
  • New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce
    Blair Rumley, Randy Mayor; Katie Stoddard

    New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

    Enjoy the best of the Big Easy with this traditional New Orleans-style bread pudding. It tastes so decadent, no one will believe it's been lightened!
  • Butternut Squash Bread Pudding with Tres Leches Sauce
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Dan Becker

    Butternut Squash Bread Pudding with Tres Leches Sauce

    Feature fall favorite butternut squash in a rich bread pudding topped with a rich sauce made with sweetened milk and sugar.

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