Banana-Bread Bread Pudding

banana-bread bread pudding Dessert
Banana-Bread Bread Pudding
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

We used real banana bread in our Banana-bread Bread Pudding. Serve warm, straight from the oven. MORE+ LESS-

Deborah Harroun
Updated July 16, 2012
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour


Banana Bread

cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon salt
cup unsalted butter, softened
cup packed brown sugar
cups mashed very ripe bananas (4 medium)


packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
cup powdered sugar
2 1/4
cups half-and-half
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
Dash salt


Powdered sugar


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add 2 eggs, one at a time, beating well and scraping down side of bowl after each addition. Beat in bananas until well mixed. On low speed, gradually add flour mixture, beating just until combined. Pour into baking dish.
  • 4
    Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly, about 15 minutes.
  • 5
    Cut Banana Bread into 1-inch cubes. Place cubes in single layer on ungreased cookie sheet. Return to oven; toast cubes 15 to 20 minutes, turning once or twice, until slightly dried out.
  • 6
    Place dried cubes in ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish or 6 individual ramekins. Set aside.
  • 7
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. On low speed, beat in half-and-half. Add vanilla, salt and 3 eggs; beat until almost smooth. Pour Custard evenly over bread cubes in dish. Cubes should be completely soaked by Custard; if not, use spoon to press cubes down into Custard.
  • 8
    Bake 35 to 50 minutes or until Custard is set. Sprinkle top of bread pudding with powdered sugar. Cut into squares; serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • The banana bread can easily be made a day in advance.
  • The bread pudding is best served warm. If making in advance, warm slightly in the oven or microwave before serving.

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