Mom's Cherry Nut Bread Pudding

Jen Smallwood


this is from my mother's own homemade recipes...I was blessed with all my mothers cookbooks, hand written recipes -
we love this tasty & yummy change to the "old bread pudding," with cherries & pecans - you can't go wrong...


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6-8 servings
25 Min
50 Min


  • 1/2 c
    dried cherries
  • 3 Tbsp
    cherry wine or cherry juice concentrate
  • 3/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 c
    white bread cubes
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2
    beaten eggs

How to Make Mom's Cherry Nut Bread Pudding


  1. Heat cherries in wine/juice until medium warm and soak for 20 minutes. Heat milk & butter in sauce pan.
  2. In large bowl, combine the next 6 ingredients and the cherries (don’t drain). Add milk mixture and stir gently. Spoon into a greased one-quart baking dish. Place dish in pan of hot water.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45-55 minutes, or until knife inserted one inch from edge comes out clean.
  4. Serve warm Top with whipped cream & a sprinkle of almonds, if desired.

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About Mom's Cherry Nut Bread Pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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