Cranberry Bread Pudding

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  • Published Apr 1st
  • Ready In1h 55m
  • Servings8
  • Calories552
Aromatic, flavorful bread pudding.

Cranberry Bread Pudding Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cranberry Bread Pudding for 8 servings:

  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped away
  • 1 1/2 French baguettes, cut into 2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 2 teaspoons butter

Cranberry Bread Pudding Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 55m

To cook Cranberry Bread Pudding, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cranberry Bread Pudding is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Cranberry Bread Pudding within 1 hour 55 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cranberry Bread Pudding easily:

  1. 1 Whisk milk, cream, sugar, eggs, lemon zest, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla bean together in a bowl; fold in baguette slices, raisins, and cranberries. Set aside to soak for 40 minutes.
  2. 2 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 12-inch deep-dish pie dish.
  3. 3 Transfer bread mixture to prepared pie dish; remove and discard vanilla bean. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake until until pudding is set and lightly browned, about 15 more minutes.


  • Partner tip: Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 552 calories; 23.7 grams of fat; 71.6 grams of carbohydrates; 15.8 grams of protein; 187 milligrams of cholesterol; 881 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 28th 2018

    Great pudding and very colorful. A warm sauce would make it even better. Will definitely make it again. I followed recipe exactly.

  2. Dec 26th 2017

    Really nice flavors! I replaced the lemon zest with orange zest (because I like cranberry & orange together). I didn't have any vanilla bean so I substituted real vanilla (liquid). I ...

  3. May 4th 2016

    I've made this recipe several times for work and they love it. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  4. Nov 28th 2015

    Wonderful recipe! Made to take to a day after Thanksgiving dinner. Only changes I made were used vanilla extract(did not have a vanilla bean) and only used cranberries(no raisins on hand). A ...

  5. Jan 11th 2015

    I was looking for a bread pudding recipe that called for cranberries. I made this with a couple of substitutions. It is in the oven right now and I will serve this as dessert for Sunday dinn ...

  6. Jan 11th 2015

    I made this recipe with some leftover banana bread. I cubed it and ended up with about 4-5 cups. I used vanilla extract in place of the bean, dates in place of raisins, brown sugar vs the ...

  7. Nov 30th 2014

    I made this for a Thanksgiving dessert. Great hit with the family! Easy to make with a taste of elegance. I will be making this again.

  8. Apr 20th 2014

    I used cranberry bread and craisins and this was fabulous!!! I have changed up the bread and the raisins/craisins and everytime it is fantastic!!!

  9. Jan 5th 2014

    I hate to be the first rater because I wasn't able it follow the recipe as written. I just didn't have all the ingredients. But this recipe served as a fabulous base for a wonderful sweet/ta ...