Friday, September 20, 2013

Pumpkin Beer Bread Pudding -- The Sequel

This, right here, is an epic use of leftovers, if I do say so myself. 

My pumpkin beer bread was a success, but since I'm out of the habit of using bread lately it became kind of a burden to keep around.

So, what do you do with barely-stale pumpkin beer bread?

Especially if you're going to a friend's place for a game night?

Well, if you're me, you make awesome pumpkin beer bread pudding.

Extra points: I made the bread "healthy"--so that cancels out all the sugar I added to it for THIS recipe, right?

Uhhh... sure.

Pumpkin Beer Bread Pudding
  • 1 loaf pumpkin beer bread, cubed (I tore mine by hand, you can slice for a prettier presentation)
  • 1 can organic pumpkin puree (or 12 oz of homemade)
  • 3 tbs butter, melted
  • 1 large apple, cubed
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 heaping tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • caramel sauce (optional topping)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter or grease a square baking dish, or a casserole dish as I have here.

Toss bread with melted butter, set aside.

Whisk together pumpkin puree, eggs, milk, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract until smooth and well combined. Toss with bread and apple chunks, and pour into baking dish.

Bake for 45 minutes, or until set. The pudding should be moist but spring back when poked. Drizzle with caramel, or apple cider caramel like I have here (recipe coming soon!).

 Sorry for the short post, used up most of my word-energy for the day on the last one. In other news, I'm going to try to do a Food Stamp/SNAP Challenge next week to illustrate how difficult it can be to live on $5 per day, so recipes will be based on that. Wish me luck!


  1. This is fall perfection! Love it. I love all bread puddings!

  2. Welcome pumpkin season. This would be so good for a brunch, yum.

  3. yessss, this sounds delightful! Pumpkin, beer, bread, and apples? They're all my BFFs, thanks for introducing them to eachother!

  4. I enjoy all the pumpkin recipes appearing on the food blogs. But bread pudding is first one. Looks delicious!

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