Coconut Bread Pudding

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Coconut Bread Pudding is a delightful twist on the classic dessert, infusing the warm, comforting texture of bread pudding with the exotic sweetness of coconut. This recipe elevates the traditional dish to a new level of indulgence, combining creamy coconut milk, flaked and fresh coconut, and a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg for a truly unforgettable dessert experience. It’s a perfect choice for those who love to bring a touch of the tropics into their baking, offering a rich and satisfying taste that’s both familiar and refreshingly unique.

Whether served as a cozy family dessert, a special treat for a festive occasion, or a comforting snack on a rainy day, Coconut Bread Pudding promises to be a crowd-pleaser. Its creamy texture, combined with the crunch of toasted coconut on top, creates a multi-layered sensory delight. This recipe is not just about creating a dessert; it’s about crafting an experience that transports you to a tropical paradise with every bite. It’s an invitation to explore the versatility of coconut in baking and to indulge in the simple joy of homemade desserts.

Tropical Coconut Bliss Bread Pudding


  • Butter, for greasing
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flaked coconut, divided
  • 1/2 cup fresh coconut
  • 8 cups bread cubes


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (165°C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with butter, and dust with confectioners’ sugar.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar, eggs, egg yolk, coconut milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and coconut extract. Mix until smooth.
  3. Stir in 1 cup of flaked coconut and 1/2 cup fresh coconut. Fold in bread cubes until evenly coated. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Set aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Bake on a cookie sheet in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Sprinkle the top with the remaining 1/2 cup flaked coconut. Continue baking for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the center springs back when lightly tapped.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 50-55 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes | Servings: 8 servings

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