Tropical Bread Pudding

With A Lemon Glaze!

Difficulty: Easy

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Cooking Time: 50-60 minutes


1/2 loaf crusty bread/ 4-5 cups, cubed

5 eggs

1 1/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 cups whole milk

1 cup sweetened shredded coconut

1 cup Macadamia nuts

1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 

1 tsp grated fresh ginger

1/4 tsp pumpkin spice

5 Medjool dates, pitted & chopped

1 1/4 stick of butter (melted) + greasing

Cooking Tools

Large mixing bowl

Small mixing bowl


Loaf pan


Preheat oven to 350 Degrees F.  Mix eggs, sugar, milk, coconut, nuts, dates, spice, dates and melted butter.  Place bread cubes into the liquid and coat, let bread soak for 30 minutes before placing in a well buttered loaf pan. Bake in oven for 50-60 minutes. Drizzle Lemon  Glaze (recipe below) about 15 minutes after pulling it out of the oven to cool slightly. Serve warm, but also can be served chilled.

Serves 6

Lemon Glaze


1 cup confectioners sugar

juice of 1 lemon

zest of 1 lemon


Mix ingredients in a small mixing bowl until smooth.

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