Bread Pudding Desserts

Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Custard with Fresh Berries

Ooey, gooey bread pudding is one of our favorite desserts. Here, a collection of delicious versions including berry-brioche and dulce de leche.

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Dulce de Leche Bread Pudding

Dulce de Leche Bread Pudding
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This gooey bread pudding made with caramel-like dulce de leche from Latin America is so much more than the sum of its five parts. To add even more flavor, throw in a handful of fresh or frozen raspberries or blueberries before baking.

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Bread Pudding with Irish Whiskey

Bread Pudding with Irish Whiskey
© Stephanie Meyer

Andrew Zimmern's whiskey-spiked bread pudding is an amazing dessert for all occasions, especially St. Paddy's Day.

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Caramel-Croissant Pudding

Caramel-Croissant Pudding

"We Brits consider this 'pudding,'" says cookbook author and TV star Nigella Lawson of her buttery, sweet dessert. "Think bread pudding, only so much more luxurious. When I make this for supper, we eat nothing else. Why would one need to?"

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Chocolate Ganache Bread Pudding

Chocolate Ganache Bread Pudding
© Quentin Bacon

A fast and easy way to make the port caramel sauce is to reduce the port in a saucepan until it has the consistency of syrup, then add store-bought caramel sauce and warm through.

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Apple Bread Pudding

Apple Bread Pudding

Gail Simmons rescues dense, dull bread pudding by sautéing the apples in brandy and butter, then soaking both them and brioche in lots of vanilla custard before baking.

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Chocolate-Bread Parfaits

Chocolate-Bread Parfaits
© Antonis Achilleos

Inspired by her grandmother, who used up bread "until the dear end," Italian master Lidia Bastianich turns leftover loaves into creamy, nutty parfaits.

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Raisin-Studded Apple Bread Pudding

Raisin-Studded Apple Bread Pudding
© Lucy Schaeffer

Chef David Page tosses sweet golden raisins into his apple bread pudding, which he developed years ago with baker Melissa Murphy.

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Banana Brioche Bread Pudding

Banana Brioche Bread Pudding

Sweet bananas and buttery brioche come together in this decadent dessert.

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Berry-Brioche Bread Pudding

Berry-Brioche Bread Pudding
© Antonis Achilleos

To help balance the irresistibly crispy top, sprinkle the baking dish with turbinado sugar to give the bottom of the pudding a delightful crunch.

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Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding with Espresso Whipped Cream

Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding with Espresso Whipped Cream

"This recipe was created over a breakfast of—what else?—Krispy Kremes," says chef Govind Armstrong. The espresso-infused whipped cream makes a brilliant, and equally decadent, topping.

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Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Custard with Fresh Berries

Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Custard with Fresh Berries

Chef Bradley Ogden's 1987 recipe for ultrarich bread pudding is perfect for dessert or brunch. It can be made with store-bought bread, but it's best made with a fresh bakery loaf, sliced 1/2 inch thick.

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