Bread Pudding (Jamaica)




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Bread Pudding

Published Feb 28, 2009
Bread Pudding


  • 1 lb day-old white bread (preferable hardo bread)                                 
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar                                   
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon               
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg                    
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 5 eggs (beaten well)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Grease a 9-inch square baking dish with butter.
  3. Line the baking dish with wax paper
  4. Remove the crust from the bread
  5. Break up the bread into small portions. 
  6. Combine the bread, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, rum, raisins, and melted butter in a mixing bowl. 
  7. Pour into the baking dish.
  8. Mix the condensed milk, eggs and whole milk
  9. Pour this over the bread mixture in the baking dish. 
  10. Place the oven
  11. Bake for 1¼ hours. You can test if it is baked by inserting a small knife in the middle until it comes out clean. 
    erve warm or cool.
  12. Best served with Ice cream or whipped cream.
  13. Serves 6 to 8
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michelle cave
Sep 20, 2010 10:07am [ 1 ]

please try and make the instructions clearer and easier to understand other than that brilliant!!!!

Bethanie Wair
Oct 21, 2010 5:21pm [ 2 ]

Am a Belizean and we do make bread pudding and although the basic is the same, we make it differently.

Dec 21, 2010 10:51am [ 3 ]

Love the fact that you use rum and raisins in your bread pudding recipe!

Diana Baptiste
Feb 10, 2011 8:18pm [ 4 ]

I never paid attention when my mom made this, I just loved the eating not that I live soo far away it's nice to be able to find this online...simple and it!

anita stewart
Mar 17, 2011 7:17am [ 5 ]

had this at bakery in montigo bay it was simple the best so gonna try this at home have my jamaican rum from mum thanks mum hope it comes out the same

Mar 21, 2011 2:21pm [ 6 ]

I love this website: it is a great way for me to keep connected with the traditional food preparation. Keep up the good work

Apr 25, 2011 10:22pm [ 7 ]

This seems like the real deal...just like I remembered it been done. Thanks Hon!

Jul 23, 2011 11:38am [ 8 ]

Try using coconut milk instead of regular milk and prepare the bread mixture overnight, leaving it in the fridge to soak. Then bake it the next day. That is amazing!

Alexcia Morris
Jul 31, 2011 1:38pm [ 9 ]

This recipe is creates a delicious bread pudding. All you have to do is follow the instructions and you will have an A-1 bread pudding.

Daneal Matthews
Aug 20, 2011 7:19am [ 10 ]

I loove bread pudding it is #1

Apr 9, 2012 11:33am [ 11 ]

Hi, It's the first time making Bread Pudding and i'm Jamaican. Most people use eggs and some don't?, my question are eggs important.

Apr 12, 2012 11:39am [ 12 ]

I love bread pudding thanks for the recipe

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