Pumpkin Bread Pudding

This warm and comforting dessert is tasty way to round out your Thanksgiving menu. Your family and friends are sure to enjoy this classic holiday treat!


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 3 eggs
  • 6 cups bread cubes
  • ½ cup currants
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 16 pecan halves

Cream or ice cream, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Grease bottom and sides of a 10×13 in. springform pan.
  3. Mix all ingredients except bread cubes, currants and pecans in large bowl until well blended.
  4. Stir in bread cubes, currants, and chopped pecans. Let mixture stand 10 minutes; spoon into springform pan. Arrange pecan halves on top of pudding.
  5. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes; remove side of pan.
  6. Serve warm with cream. Refrigerate any remaining pudding.


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