Do Try This At Home: Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Warm Caramel Sauce


A few of you asked for the Pumpkin Bread Pudding recipe about which I posted yesterday. Since I wasn’t entirely thrilled with the pumpkin bread on its own, and I was most assuredly dissatisfied with the sweetened condensed milk (the base for the caramel sauce) on its own, I hadn’t intended to post the recipe.

But you know what they say about the sum of individual parts. . . despite the haphazard way the dish came together, it ended up being a winner, so I’ll try to reconstruct the recipe here.  It was a huge hit and would make a spectacular New Year’s Eve dessert served in wine or martini glasses.

[BIG caveat:  I didn’t take notes while making this, so you may have to play with proportions a bit, particularly with the caramel sauce. Results may vary.]


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  1. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! I just made Pumpkin Bread today so in the next couple says this will be in my tummy =)

  2. YAY!! Thank you! I think I’m heading over to Shelby’s because a little bird told me she was going to make this today! 🙂

  3. SCORE on sharing the recipe!! I luv ya, Ricki 😀

  4. YAY! I can’t WAIT to make this one! I LOVE pumpkin and pumpkin bread!!!

  5. this looks so lovely and tasty. We have a big project at work to complete this Sunday night and this is just the thing to bring to keep everyone happies.

  6. wow, something that looks that good? should be illegal! not to serve it to me, that is 🙂 delightful!

  7. So glad you posted this as it looks scrumptious – especially with the carmel sauce

  8. Looks delicious…

  9. Yum….pumpkin bread pudding alone sounds fabulous 🙂

  10. it would be 125% ideal if someone would whip up this delight for me, like, right now.

  11. Another droolworthy photo! I won’t deny fighting temptation to lick that caramel sauce off the screen. 😉

  12. thank you, Ricki! squeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

  13. I’m keeping our non-fruit dessert-eating down to 1 recipe per week right now, and this week’s is Karina’s vegan chocolate tort, but this looks fabulous, Ricki! So tempting. 😀

  14. This sounds delicious. I never get sick of new pumpkin recipes.

  15. Great looking dish! I’ve been searching for a condensed milk recipe with soy milk that doesn’t just use cornstarch to get the same consistency. I have to make some and give it a try in other recipes. I bet it tastes great made with almond milk!

  16. Looks great. I can’t wait to try it. Did you consider using Coconut milk instead the condensed milk?

  17. Mm, that photo has me drooling!

  18. licking my lips

  19. I would eat this any time of day!

  20. Thanks for posting this! What a great way to use some of the pumpkin puree I have in the freezer.

    Best wishes for the New Year Ricki!

  21. I think I gained 5 pounds from the photo. Wow!

  22. I can’t wait to be back in my own home (and kitchen) so I can try this! Beautiful, and I’m sure, delicious!

  23. Ooo yummy yummy! I’m sure I would love this. I had no idea you could make condensed soymilk (though I guess that makes sense).

  24. This looks delicious. I love bread pudding and can’t wait to try it!

  25. Hi Ricki,

    I very much enjoyed spending a long time browsing through your wonderful blog. i do have a question, where do you suggest I can purchase all the different types of flour and grain you add in your recipes? I live in Brooklyn, NY and there is a limit to wholesome resources.
    Thank you and best,

  26. This looks delicious! I loooove pumpkin things. The recipe for the sweetened condensed milk seems to have vanished off Silk’s website, sadly (I did search). Do you by chance still have it anywhere? Thank you in advance for any help!

  27. I signed up for your blog! My attention caught by….eating clean and DOGS. My adventure guy and I are out a month into eating clean. Currently we’ve stepped away from dairy and are eating more strange vegetables than we ever thought existed. I LOVE agave and stevia, coconut milk, and almond milk. We’re having a blast and the blood sugar gale force swings have disappeared already. Your recipes can only be helpful to us. Please check out my shedding chronicle at with Confessions of a Startled Fat Woman

  28. hey, the link does work any more for the condensed milk? Can you let me know how to do it without the link? thanks! Ari


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