Custard bread pudding is a delectable way to bring a mouth-watering festive meal to an end. Navigate through this article to learn a few yummy custard bread pudding recipes.

Custard Bread Pudding

With the festive season comes the opportunity to enjoy lots of special dishes, especially sweetmeats and desserts. Festivals are excuses to invite and visit friends, to enjoy good food including sweetmeats and other yummy food items. Bread puddings are easy to make desserts that can be enjoyed with friends and family on any festive occasion. You can add in custard to make the pudding creamier and more delicious. Custard bread pudding is a dessert that can be made by even the most inept cooks and the creamy pudding will be loved and enjoyed by both children and adults alike. Prepare some delicious, spicy dishes as the main course and bombshell your guests with delicious custard bread pudding as dessert to end the meal with. We have put together some custard bread pudding recipes for you to try out at home. Read on to learn more.

Custard Bread Pudding Recipes

Basic Custard Bread Pudding 


  • 4-5 slices of Bread
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 4 cups of Milk
  • Dash of Cinnamon
  • ¼ cup Grand Marnier or Amaretto
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Beat together all the ingredients except the bread in a blender. Blend till the ingredients come almost to the top.
  • Whip the blend until it turns frothy and then pour it into a deep oval dish.
  • Now soak the bread in the blend until it rises to the top. Sprinkle some cinnamon and place in a large pan with water.
  • Bake it at 360oF for an hour.

Chocolate Custard Bread Pudding

  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ cup Demerara Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of Milk
  • ½ tbsp Nutmeg powder
  • 1 cup dark Chocolate chips
  • Arrange the slices of bread in a platter and pour a little cold water over them. After a while squeeze out the water and keep the bread aside.
  • Take a bowl; add egg yolks and demerara sugar, milk and vanilla extract.
  • Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler and add it into the egg and milk mixture. Take an oven proof dish and place the moistened bread in it. Then, pour the chocolate and egg mixture over it.
  • Place the oven proof dish in a pan containing water and bake it in an oven at 300oC for an hour.
  • Once baked, place the pudding in a refrigerator for it to chill. Then serve in individual dessert bowls with whipped cream.

Banana Custard Bread Pudding

  • 250 ml skimmed Milk
  • 4 firm Bananas (sliced)
  • ½ cup unsalted Butter
  • 2 tbsp Corn flour
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 cups of Bread crumbs
  • 2 cups Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
  • Take a small saucepan and mix the brown sugar, a pinch of salt and corn flour together. Now add milk slowly to the same bowl.
  • Cook this mixture over medium heat, stirring it continuously to prevent the mixture from burning.
  • Separate the egg yolks in a bowl and keep it aside. Take some of the milk and corn flour mixture and then add it into the egg yolks.
  • Stir the mixture until the yolks blend well with the milk and then return it back into the saucepan.
  • Keep stirring the mixture and remove it from the heat when you get the desired consistency. Add in the vanilla extract and butter and let the mixture cool down.
  • Arrange the bread cubes and banana slices in a greased baking dish. Pour the custard mixture over the bread and bake it in an oven at 350oC for 45- 50 minutes.

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