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Eggnog Bread Pudding

This easy eggnog bread pudding is the perfect dessert for Christmas! Brioche slices are baked with eggnog, cranberries and raisins to create this delicious baked dessert with fantastic seasonal flavors.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: bread pudding, cranberries, eggnog, eggnog bread pudding, eggnog dessert, raisins
Servings: 9
Calories: 315kcal
Author: Tonje

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cubed brioche bread (or other sweet white bread)
  • 2 cups eggnog
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 F / 190 C.
  • Cut the bread into 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide cubes. You can also rip the bread into similar sized pieces.
  • Combine eggnog, milk, egg, sugar and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl. Whisk to incorporate the ingredients evenly.
  • Add the bread pieces, raisins and dried cranberries to the liquid ingredients, and stir to combine. Leave the mixture to rest for at least 10 minutes, or overnight.
  • Pour the bread and eggnog mixture into a 9-inch square casserole dish, or an oven safe baking dish of a similar size. Bake for about 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

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Notes

  • Feel free to add any add-ins that you like, such as chocolate chips, dried fruit, pecans, walnuts, orange zest or cranberry sauce.
  • Serve bread pudding warm with whipped cream, ice cream or vanilla custard on top.
  • Refrigerate any leftovers for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 6 months.
  • Make ahead option: Prepare the eggnog bread mixture the night before, keep it refrigerated overnight, and bake it when you're ready to serve the dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 644IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 1mg