Currant Cardamom Bread Pudding


Perfect holiday dish! Simple and delicious. Pairs well with a strong cup of black coffee and early morning solitude.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 35 mins
1 loaf


  • 3 large eggs

  • ½ cup melted butter

  • ½ cup apple flavored syrup

  • ½ cup raw sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cardamom

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup half-and-half cream

  • 1 ½ cups milk

  • 1 (16 ounce) loaf day-old French bread, cut into 1/4-inch cubes

  • ½ cup dried currants


  1. Mix eggs, butter, apple syrup, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, and salt. together in a large bowl. Stir in half and half and milk. Place cubed bread and currants into a large baking dish. Stir in the egg mixture until bread is evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Uncover the baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

316 Calories
12g Fat
46g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 316
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 444mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 223mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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