Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Are you sick of pumpkin yet? I have to pace myself so I'm not burned out on pumpkin before Thanksgiving. This is my last pumpkin treat until turkey day arrives. I wanted to do something unique with pumpkin that I haven't tried before. What better way to laugh in the face of gluten than by creating a gluten free bread pudding.
Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread Pudding:
inspired by epicurious.com but modified to be GF
1 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup sugar
2 large eggs plus 1 yolk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
Pinch of ground cloves
5 cups cubed (1-inch) day-old French bread
3/4 stick unsalted butter, melted
Bake in an 8x8 pan at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes
I actually used a mix of day old GF French bread and some Whole Foods GF sandwich bread. Cube up 5 cups of bread.
In a bowl, thoroughly combine all the ingredients except for the butter and cubed bread.
Melt the butter and toss it with the bread in a separate bowl. Next, pour the liquid pumpkin mixture over the bread and stir a couple of times to evenly coat the bread.
Pour the whole thing into an ungreased 8x8 baking dish or pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until the custard is set.
Allow to cool for about 10 minutes before serving. Serve with a nice dollop of whipped cream. Enjoy!!!

14 comments:

  1. I am LOVING all of these pumpkin-y recipes!

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  2. I have to pace myself on Pumpkin too! Well, actually I can eat pumpkin every day of the week - its my family that can't!! hehehe...

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  3. Wow, that looks really good! I haven't seen your blog before, it looks great!
    Thanks for joining in the fun at the Holiday Food Fest!
    ~Liz

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  4. This looks wonderful! I'm bookmarking it!

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  5. Brian, you've done it again. Another delicious gf triumph! Keep it coming!

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  6. Oh Brian, you have no idea how perfect your timing is! I was just throwing myself one of my rare pity parties about being GF. My favorite deli had some gorgeous pumpkin bread pudding on display and I was incredibly sad that I couldn't indulge. And then you come a long a post this!

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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  7. That looks so yummy. I'm a big texture person so haven't ventured to try bread pudding yet as I've been told as a texture person I may not like it.

    Yours doesn't look like I wouldn't like it though, so I just may have to try it!! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Oh my. This looks fantastic! I love the flavours you included =D.

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  9. Mmm love bread pudding!! What a great use for GF bread too so it's moist and delicious!!

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  10. Will have to give this a try. Looks good.

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  11. Brian--Oh, I love this recipe! I haven't made bread pudding since going gluten free and I can't think of a better way to make it than to make pumpkin part of the equation. Wonderful! Thanks!

    Shirley

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  12. Brian - I am always amazed when I come by your place. I love this recipe, too. I just made a loaf of GF bread and I've thought about making bread pudding...I love it so much. Haven't had any in over 6 years.

    And, no, I never tire of pumpkin. :) Also - thanks so much for helping to promote Holiday Food Fest!

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  13. Oh my oh my! This sounds so good. PLEASE send me some, RIGHT AWAY!

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  14. Great post! this looks delicious and healthy.These great tasting best gluten free bread have a long shelf life, and should not be stored in a freezer.

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