Tag Archives: bread pudding

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

This fall inspired Caramel Apple Bread Pudding recipe, prepared with Hawaiian rolls & caramel sauce, is easy to make & delicious for breakfast or dessert!

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

As a food blogger, my favorite times of the year are the first few weeks of a new season.

For me, a new season means new produce to work with, new flavor profiles to incorporate into recipes and most importantly, new season-themed food photography props to play with 😉

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Maple Candied Bacon Bread Pudding Muffins

Maple Candied Bacon Bread Pudding Muffins Recipe

One of the benefits of being a food blogger is that you can easily leverage delicious food in exchange for things… such as early Saturday morning rides to a friends birthday party 😉

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Gluten Free Strawberry Brownie Bread Pudding

Strawberry Brownie Bread Pudding



It’s Friday… the 7th of February… which means it’s one week until Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re single and making desserts for friends, family or co-workers, or you’re in a relationship and making something delicious for your significant other, nothing says “Be My Valentine” more than chocolate!

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Tomato Herb Cheddar Bread Pudding

Tomato Herb Skillet Bread Pudding

This recipe came from my insane obsession with not wasting food!

Over the years this has become a problem that has led to some of my favorite recipe creations of all time; see: Mexican Meatloaf, Buffalo Chicken Phyllo Rolls and Caramelized Beet and Feta Cheese Salad.

All of these recipes were born out of a combination of ingredients which I had in my refrigerator that needed to be used!

Tomato Herb Cheddar Skillet Bread Pudding

This weekend was my roommate Ryan’s last in the house. He moved to LA yesterday to pursue a new career. We threw a “BYOM” BBQ… which stands for “Bring Your Own Meat”.  Basically, myself, Ryan and his girlfriend made the sides, sangria and dessert, while everyone else brought something to throw on the BBQ!

The moral of this story is, we told everyone that we’d have the sides to go with burgers, hot dogs, etc. including ketchup, mustard, buns and so on.

Needless to say, this memo got lost somewhere and we ended up with 4 packages of unopened hot dog and hamburger buns after the party! Point being, the hot dog buns were turned into this delicious new recipe!

Tomato Herb Cheddar Bread Pudding Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 cups leftover bread or buns (cubed)
  • 3 eggs (whisked)
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil (minced)
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary (minced)
  • 1 tbsp fresh Italian parsley (minced)
  • 1 tbsp green onions (minced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Whisk the eggs, milk, pepper, basil, rosemary, parsley, green onions and garlic together in a small bowl.

Tomato Herb Cheddar Bread Pudding Recipe

Place the bread in a large skillet or baking dish and pour the mixture over the bread.

Tomato Herb Cheddar Bread Pudding Recipe

Toss lightly until all of the bread is coated then top with the tomatoes.

Tomato Herb Cheddar Bread Pudding Recipe

Sprinkle the cheddar cheese evenly across the top.

Tomato Herb Cheddar Bread Pudding Recipe

Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes. Cover with foil and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes. This step prevents the cheese on top from burning (because nobody likes burnt cheese!)

Cheddar Tomato Bread Pudding Recipe

While I enjoyed this recipe thoroughly yesterday, I can’t wait to serve it in the fall with warm soups and chilies.  It will also make a beautiful and scrumptious side dish at the holidays!

Tomato Herb Cheddar Skillet Bread Pudding

♥ Note: Since hot dog buns are already soft, less milk is needed in my version of this recipe. If using buns that have gone slightly stale or a tougher bread, add an additional cup of milk.

♣ Vegetarian Option: This recipe is vegetarian.

♦ Gluten Free Option: Use gluten-free bread or buns to make this recipe gluten free.

Tomato Herb Cheddar Bread Pudding

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Serving Size: 6-8

Tomato Herb Cheddar Bread Pudding

Ingredients

  • 3 cups leftover bread or buns (cubed)
  • 3 eggs (whisked)
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil (minced)
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary (minced)
  • 1 tbsp fresh Italian parsley (minced)
  • 1 tbsp green onions (minced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°.
  2. Whisk the eggs, milk, pepper, basil, rosemary, parsley, green onions and garlic together in a small bowl.
  3. Place the bread in a large skillet or baking dish and pour the mixture over the bread.
  4. Toss lightly until all of the bread is coated then top with the tomatoes.
  5. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese evenly across the top.
  6. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes.
http://whitneybond.com/2013/07/23/tomato-herb-cheddar-bread-pudding/

Blueberry Banana Bread Pudding

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In addition to bacon, blue cheese and pizza, blueberries also top the list of my food obsessions. I love eating the little colorful berries like they’re candy, straight out of the farmers market carton. I also love cooking with them.  I got the idea to make them into a breakfast bread pudding when my Mom was coming to visit.  She’s a very picky eater but loves french toast and blueberry muffins, so I decided to make a hybrid of the two and Blueberry Bread Pudding was born!

As I began preparing the recipe Saturday morning I saw a couple ripe bananas sitting in the pantry and thought, “well that would be a tasty addition” (yes, my thoughts get their own quotations 😉 ) so I threw a sliced up fresh banana in with the blueberries. I also decided to incorporate the brown sugar into the recipe in the form of a crumble right on top.  The result was a new sweet and delicious breakfast dish!

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients (serves 6-8)

  • 1 package hawaiian sweet rolls
  • 3 eggs (whisked)
  • 2 cups milk (soy or regular)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 banana (sliced)
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar

Start by cubing the Hawaiian sweet rolls.

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Then place them in a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.

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Next, whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla, lemon juice, nutmeg and cinnamon.

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Then pour the mixture over the Hawaiian sweet rolls.

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Toss the bread and mixture together then top with the sliced bananas and blueberries.

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Next combine the brown sugar and flour, fold in the butter and mix until a crumble forms then sprinkle over the bread pudding.

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Place in the oven at 375° for 40 minutes.

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Drizzle the honey on top and dust with the powdered sugar.

 Blueberry, Banana, Bread Pudding, Brunch, Breakfast, Hawaiian Rolls, Brown Sugar Crumble, Honey

Oh my blueberry goodness!

 Blueberry, Banana, Bread Pudding, Brunch, Breakfast, Hawaiian Rolls, Brown Sugar Crumble, Honey

Now it’s time to dig in!

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♣ Vegetarian Option: This recipe is vegetarian.

♦ Gluten Free Option: Substitute the Hawaiian sweet rolls with this recipe for gluten-free Hawaiian bread. Substitute gluten-free flour in the brown sugar crumble.

Blueberry Banana Bread Pudding

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serving Size: 6-8

Blueberry Banana Bread Pudding

Ingredients

  • 1 package hawaiian sweet rolls
  • 3 eggs (whisked)
  • 2 cups milk (soy or regular)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 banana (sliced)
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Start by cubing the Hawaiian sweet rolls.
  2. Then place them in a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  3. Next, whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla, lemon juice, nutmeg and cinnamon.
  4. Then pour the mixture over the Hawaiian sweet rolls.
  5. Toss the bread and mixture together then top with the sliced bananas and blueberries.
  6. Next combine the brown sugar and flour, fold in the butter and mix until a crumble forms then sprinkle over the bread pudding.
  7. Place in the oven at 375° for 40 minutes.
  8. Drizzle the honey on top and dust with the powdered sugar.
http://whitneybond.com/2012/09/02/whats-for-brunch-blueberry-banana-bread-pudding/