If you haven’t tried a bread pudding by now you should definitely try this delightful Strawberry Bread Pudding. It is so easy to prepare and it is absolutely an amazing treat the whole family will love. You can serve it for breakfast if desired or as a dessert alongside some ice cream or as a snack during the day. 

This Strawberry Bread Pudding consists of layers of brioche or challah bread cubes and strawberries, covered in a delicious custard mixture and baked until golden and puffed. You can serve this bread pudding right away, while still warm, with some whipped cream or ice cream, or serve it chilled. Either way you like it, it is delicious. 

If you like custardy desserts you might like this Strawberry Dutch Baby Pancake too or this Easy Magic Custard Cake or this Strawberry Clafoutis.

You can always make variations to this bread pudding and add various berries or other seasonal fruits during the summer days. You can also add some chocolate chips or raisins. Feel free to adjust the recipe to suit your own tastes. Hope you will give this amazing Strawberry Bread Pudding a try and let me know if you do. Enjoy!

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Strawberry Bread Pudding

3.88 from 8 votes
This delightful Strawberry Bread Pudding is so easy to prepare and it is absolutely an amazing treat the whole family will love.
Servings 8
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins


  • 1 pound (500g) brioche or challah bread , cut into large cubes 
  • 10 oz (300g) fresh strawberries
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (100g) sugar
  • 1/4 tsp (1g) salt
  • 2 tsp (10g) vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp (1g) cinnamon
  • 2 cups (480ml) milk
  • 1/2 cup (120g) whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp  butter , for greasing the baking dish


  • Preheat the oven to 300F (150C). Cut the bread into large cubes. Transfer to a baking sheet.
  • Toast the bread in the oven for about 5 minutes.
  • Cut the fresh strawberries into smaller pieces.
  • Grease with butter a 2 quart (2 liters) baking dish.
  • Add a layer of bread cubes. Spread about half of the strawberries.
  • Cover with the remaining bread cubes.
  • In a large bowl mix whisk eggs with sugar, salt, vanilla extract and cinnamon. Gradually add milk and cream.
  • Pour milk mixture over the bread cubes. Press with a spatula to evenly coat the bread with milk mixture.
  • Spread the remaining strawberries and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350F (180C).
  • Bake the strawberry bread pudding for about 35-40 minutes until golden and puffed.
  • Let it cool for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Enjoy!



Serving: 1 servingCalories: 350kcalCarbohydrates: 50.3gProtein: 12.1gFat: 11.8gSaturated Fat: 4.6gCholesterol: 192mgSodium: 394mgPotassium: 147mgFiber: 1.9gSugar: 22gCalcium: 106mgIron: 3mg
Calories: 350kcal
Course: Bread, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread pudding, custard, custard cake, custard dessert, pudding, pudding cake

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  2. How do you get the results of the strawberry topping to keep it delicious?

    1. Ella Marincus-HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

      just bake it.. and the results are awesome 🙂

  3. Can you use all types of bread?

    1. Ella Marincus-HomeCookingAdventure Author says:

      yes.. you can use all types of bread.. though.. the brioche kind of bread.. like challah would be the best options.

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