Pear Bread Pudding

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Dancer

On a cold day this is perfect.

Top Review by Jellyqueen

Great recipe. Made exactly as directed. Was good fresh with vanilla ice cream, but was even better the next day, after the flavors had a chance to really blend. Thanks for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup raisins
  • 14 cup rum (or 1 tsp rum extract & water)
  • 2 cups pears, peeled, sliced, ripe
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 4 cups bread, white, coarsely torn with no crusts
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat rum mixture and pour over raisins; set aside.
  3. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in frypan, add pears and cook 5 minutes.
  4. Add 1/4 cup sugar, stir and cook 2 more minutes and then put aside.
  5. Place bread in bowl.
  6. Scald milk and pour over bread.
  7. Let soak 5 minutes.
  8. Add raisin mixture and pears with syrup.
  9. Beat together eggs, rest of sugar, vanilla and stir in bread mixture.
  10. Pour in buttered baking dish, bake at 350°F for 50 minutes.

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