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How to Bake Kimberly’s Island Bread Pudding Recipe

We have lived a lot of the past 10 years in the Southern United States…and bread pudding is a staple dessert down South.

This is a twist on a classic favorite with a tropical island splash! Enjoy…

Type: Bread Recipe
Serve With: Ice Cream or Coconut Cream Sauce
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr
Yield: 10 servings


  • 1/2 loaf of Kimberly’s Tropical Fruit Bread for the Bread Machine – 1″ cubes
  • 5 large Eggs
  • 2 cups Half & Half Cream
  • 1/4 cup Malibu Rum – or Spiced Rum
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Coconut Extract
  • 1 ripe Banana – Sliced
  • 3 tbsp freshly grated Ginger
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar – Packed
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/4 cup toasted Coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped Dried Mango
  • 1/4 cup Golden Raisins – Optional


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add all ingredients other than bread and banana slices. Whisk everything together.
  2. Cube bread into 1″ pieces and add to bowl as well as sliced bananas. Gently stir with wooden spoon until bread is completely coated with wet mixture.
  3. Let sit for 30 minutes up to 2 hrs in refrigerator.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Pour mixture into a greased baking dish (approximately 9″ x 13″).
  6. Bake in oven for 1 hr on center rack or until the center is set.
  7. Remove from oven and let it sit for 5 minutes before serving.
  8. Serve topped with ice cream or with Kimberly’s Easy Coconut Cream Sauce.


I hope you enjoyed this Dessert Recipe on Cooking With Kimberly! Until next time…

Eat Deliciously,

Kimberly Edwards

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Author: Kimberly Turner

Kimberly Turner is the web-chef behind CookingWithKimberly.com. Food writer, food consultant and general lover of the delicious treats on our planet, Kimberly brings you hearty content, delicious offerings, fun antics, and some down-home cooked love with her mom making cameos. Internet entrepreneur and marketer, International model, and Editor-in-Chief of a number of online publications. Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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  1. Hello;
    I have followed al lthe links to your Technorati Tags “Carribean Pancakes” only to be told – – no such thing exists.” Can you please post this recipe??? Thank you.

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    • Hi JM…

      Not sure why you’re working with only the technorati tags – if you use the search function on the website at the top of the page, it’s much easier to navigate and find what you need on the website.

      The pancakes recipe is located here: http://CookingWithKimberly.com/?p=2828 – Titled “Vegan Breakfast: Gingered Coconut Banana Eggless Pancakes”

      Hope that helps.

      Kimberly 🙂

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