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Tropical Bread Pudding


  • 1 cup cubed French bread (1/2-inch cubes)
  • 1/2 small firm banana, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 tablespoon sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. Place half of the bread cubes in a 2-cup baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine the banana, pineapple, coconut and lemon juice; spoon over bread cubes. Top with remaining bread cubes.
  • 2. In a bowl, beat the egg and brown sugar. Add the cream and vanilla; mix well. Pour over bread and press down slightly. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 236 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.


Average Rating: 5
  • rllewis7
    Jun 28, 2017

    I loved the pineapple and banana flavors! Bread pudding is usually considered a "heavy" or rich dessert, but the tropical flavors in this recipe really bring some freshness to the dish!

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