This Bread Pudding is Something You’ll Want to Share

You'll be the most popular one at the holiday party with this dish

The holiday season is the time of year to fill our tummies with good food surrounded by friends and family. We teamed up with Charleston Wine + Food and DaVee Harned, pastry chef at Millers All Day, to learn how to prepare bread pudding, which will probably make you the most popular person at all the holiday get togethers!

Bread Pudding


1/2 cup   granulated sugar

1/2 cup   brown sugar

1 t           salt

1 T         cinnamon

3 ea       orange zest

8 ea       eggs

2 t          vanilla extract

4 cups    whole milk

1 cup     heavy cream


10 cups  bread, cubed and lightly toasted

1/2 cup  dried cranberries



2 oz      butter, melted

1 cup    brown sugar

1 T        cinnamon



Whisk together the sugars, salt, cinnamon, and zest

Add the eggs and vanilla and whisk until combined

Add in the milk and the heavy cream and whisk until combined

Place the bread in your baking dish and sprinkle the cranberries over top

Pour half of the base over the bread and gently mix to coat the bread

Let sit for a few minutes

In the meantime, mix together the melted butter with the brown sugar and cinnamon for the topping

Pour more base over the bread as needed

Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture over the top

Bake at 325F for 30-40 minutes in a water bath until set

Charleston Wine + Food

Charleston Wine + Food is a non-profit organization that supports Charleston and the Lowcountry’s diverse culinary + hospitality community. Join the food and fun March 6 – 10, 2019 for the 14th installment of Charleston Wine + Food. Fueled by a contagious passion for the people and places that make Charleston worth celebrating, this year’s festival will feature over 100 unique culinary experiences that will fill your belly + feed your soul. For five soul-smackingly good days, Charleston will serve as the backdrop for a gathering of top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers, artisans, and food enthusiasts from around the globe.

Text and video created in partnership with Charleston Wine + Food