Bread and Butter Pudding with Cherries

Bread and Butter Pudding with Cherries

Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12 servings
Rich, velvety vanilla pudding pairs perfectly with the nutty flavors of nutmeg, cinnamon, and the tartness of dark cherries.
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  • Ingredients:
  • 8 slices of Aunt Millie's Hearth Fiber for Life Honey & Crunchy Oat Bread
  • butter for spreading
  • 2 cups cherries stems and pits removed
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • nutmeg to taste
  • 1 quart milk
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. vanilla
  • brown sugar to taste
  • Sauce:
  • 1 cup-full cherry juice
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp. water
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. butter


  • Butter slices of bread. Place four slices (or enough to fill) in a single layer in the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch pan. Cover with 1 cup cherries. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg. Repeat for second layer.
  • Pour milk in mixing bowl; add eggs and vanilla; sweeten with brown sugar to taste. Pour mixture over contents of pan; soak for two to three hours. Bake in oven for one hour at 325 degrees.
  • In saucepan, combine cherry juice, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 3 tablespoons water and butter. Stir constantly while bringing to a boil. Remove from heat and cool until safe to eat.
  • Cut bread pudding into 12 equal slices. Plate each slice and drizzle cherry sauce on top before serving.


Try Bread and Butter Pudding with Cherries recipe for a delicious dessert from Grains Food Foundation by the Indianopolis Star.