Holiday Gingerbread Pudding

Holiday Gingerbread Pudding Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell


Dazzle your guests with fragrant Holiday Gingerbread Pudding that's prepared entirely in your slow cooker.


Makes 8 to 10 Servings
Total time: 5 Hours, 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 5 Hours, 5 Minutes


1 (12-oz.) French bread loaf, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans, toasted
1 cup raisins
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
3 cups half-and-half
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup molasses
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon table salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Spiced Whipped Cream


1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a 4 1/2-qt. slow cooker. Whisk together eggs and next 9 ingredients in a medium bowl. Pour over bread mixture, stirring well to coat; cover and let stand 30 minutes. Stir again to coat bread evenly with egg mixture.

2. Cover and cook on Low 4 hours or until set. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. Serve with Spiced Whipped Cream.