A piece of pumpkin bread pudding with brown sugar sauce over the top.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Prep Time: 20 min
Bake Time: 50-60 min.
Servings: 8-10
Difficulty: Beginning

Gather around warm flavors of pumpkin spice baked into this delicious bread pudding.


1 loaf Rhodes White Bread dough or 12 Rhodes White Dinner rolls, baked according to package instructions, 1 day in advance
1 cup half and half
1 cup canned 100% pumpkin puree
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
⅓ cup sugar
½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Brown Sugar Sauce
1/3 cup Brown sugar
2 Tablespoons butter
1/8 cup heavy cream


  1. Cut Bread into 1 inch cubes. Place bread cubes in a sprayed 9×9 oven safe dish.
  2. Combine half and half, pumpkin, eggs, vanilla, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice in a large bowl.
  3. Pour the mixture over the bread cubes and press down so it saturates the bread.
  4. Bake at 350°F 50-60 minutes, or until a knife inserted in pudding comes out clean.
  5. Make the Brown Sugar Sauce for serving. Combine Brown sugar and butter in a pot on the stove at medium heat and stir until combined. Remove from heat and stir in heavy cream.
  6. Serve pudding topped with brown sugar sauce.
  • Mary Macuga
    December 4, 2020

    I bet i could swap out the bread for cinnamon rolls???

    • Debbie from Rhodes
      December 7, 2020

      I’m sure you could do that. My only worry would be that it might be too cinammon-y. So you might cut that down a bit. Let us know how that turns out! Happy Baking!

      • Jan andrews
        November 9, 2021

        NOTHING can have too much cinnamon!! I ALWAYS double cinnamon/pumpkin pie spice!

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