Fresh Peach Bread Pudding

"Uses fresh peaches, left-over challah and almond extract."
photo by WorkNMomma photo by WorkNMomma
photo by WorkNMomma
photo by WorkNMomma photo by WorkNMomma
Ready In:
1hr 15mins


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 12 challah, torn into small pieces
  • 5 peaches, cut into large chunks
  • 4 eggs
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 2 cups cream
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Take 1/2 Tb butter and grease a 9" x 9" pyrex baking dish: set aside.
  • Whisk eggs and sugar in a large bowl: set aside.
  • Heat the 1 1/2 tb butter over medium heat and add peaches. Cook about 5 minutes then add cream and mix. Turn off and remove from heat. Quickly add egg/sugar mixture, vanilla and salt.
  • Pu the challah into the dish and pour the liquids over. Mix it all up.Bake for 40 minutes covered. Uncover and bake for 15 minutes more or until golden browned.

Questions & Replies

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  1. Elizabeth M.
    Notice this recipe does not call for water bath. Still extremely moist?


  1. WorkNMomma
    My son said, "Mom, this is the BEST dessert you've ever made! I will definitely make this again. Thank you for sharing the recipe! I made it as the recipe states (but with Hawaiian bread), and mine puffed up like a souffle also. Refreshing and delicious with fresh peaches. :)
  2. Wendy 6
    I love this simple bread pudding. Mine puffed up like a gorgeous souffle. Custardy texture with the peachy almond flavor is addictive. No sauce needed on this one. I did lighten mine up a little and used 1 C half & half and 1 C whole milk in lieu of the heavy cream. Highly recommended-Will use this often. Wendy A
  3. Sydney Mike
    I used almost 3/4 of a loaf (about 3/4 lb) of whole grain bread for this pudding, but otherwise pretty much followed the recipe! And it added greatly to the outcome, I'm sure, that I was able to find some wonderfully fresh, full-of-flavor ripe peaches! Thoroughly enjoyed this bread pudding & will be keeping the recipe on hand for future enjoyment, too! Thanks for sharing it! [Made & reviewed in New Kids on the Block recipe tag]


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