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Pumpkin Banana Bread Bread Pudding

My favorite moist and dense pumpkin banana bread, full of flavor and spice, made into a creamy, rich, custard-like bread pudding!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 8 -10 servings
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl

Ingredients

For pumpkin banana bread bread pudding:

  • 1 loaf Pumpkin Banana Bread cut into scant 1-inch cubes, stale or toasted
  • 2 c. heavy cream
  • 1 c. whole milk
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling

For caramelized bananas:

  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 medium bananas peeled and sliced

Instructions

For pumpkin banana bread bread pudding:

  1. Arrange the bread cubes into a greased 3-quart baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together heavy cream, milk, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the cream mixture evenly over the bread, making sure to splash all of the bread with the cream mixture.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes, or until the custard is set, and the edges of the bread pudding are golden brown and crispy. Do not overbake.
  5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, and serve warm with caramelized bananas.

For caramelized bananas:

  1. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine brown sugar, butter, water, vanilla, and bananas.
  2. Cook for 3-4 minutes, gently stirring the bananas occasionally, until bananas are golden brown and soft, and the brown sugar mixture has caramelized.
  3. Serve warm over bread pudding.