Mango Bread Pudding

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Bread is something that is in my pantry at any given point of time, so the love for bread puddings comes naturally! Whenever I am lost as to what to make for dessert for the weekend, or have a pack of bread getting stale because I picked up an extra one without much thought, or I have a failed bread attempt, it immediately gets converted into bread pudding! πŸ˜€ How many like me, please raise your hands!

 

A little search for “bread pudding” on the blog, will throw up a few options. Also this baked french toast was born in similar fashion. While placing the posts for the Bake-a-thon, my eyes chanced upon this amazing bread pudding I had made sometime ago and that left me wondering if I was posting this at a time when there are no mangoes, at least here. I was wrong in my thought – there are mangoes in the market from some African countries, which I have not tried yet as I am vary of them, hehe… Moreover, we get tinned pulp anytime we want on the shelf and since this recipe uses pulp, it is not necessary for it to be fresh fruit. πŸ˜‰ So this pudding got included into the list of the recipes that appears on the blog for the Bake-a-thon… πŸ˜€

 

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I guess there’s hardly anybody who can resist a good mango based dessert. This bread pudding was more of an experiment, and a happy one too! The bowl was wiped up warm. The beauty of bread pudding is that you can have it straight out of the oven, unlike most other puddings that need setting time. I have used canned mango pulp, and hence the deep yellow color. The color of the dish will solely depend upon the quality of mango or the color of the tinned pulp used. I have used eggs here, but I will share the eggless options in the notes in the recipe.

 

Looking at the pictures, I can’t help but notice the striking similarity of this pudding to the Mango Semolina Cake, thanks to the deep yellow color, plus the green sprinkling of pistachio kernels. For me, mango and pistachio is an amazing combination. They both go together really well… πŸ™‚ Off to the recipe…

 

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5 from 2 votes

Mango Bread Pudding

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 6-8 slices of bread preferably stale
  • 25 gm butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup mango pulp
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 3 tbsp slivered pistachios

Instructions

  • Chop the bread into squares. I used 8 small bread slices.
  • Melt the butter in a 2 ltr pan and spread all along. Sprinkle the chopped bread into the pan.
  • Heat the milk till just scalding.
  • Break the eggs into a bowl and whisk it lightly.
  • Now pour the milk steadily in a stream into the bowl whilst briskly whisking the egg till the mixture turns pale yellow.
  • Allow to cool slightly, then whisk in the mango pulp. Add in the cinnamon. At this point, add sugar if necessary.
  • Pour over the bread mixture and press the bread in. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  • Sprinkle the pistachios on the top and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Serve warm as is or with a sprinkling of icing sugar.

Notes

To make an eggless version, use 2 tbsp custard powder instead of the eggs. But make sure to cook in the milk and constantly whisk in the mango pulp to have a smooth pouring sauce.

 

This is part of the Bake-a-thon 2017

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  1. Love the use of mango in the bread pudding…looks very yummy!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Angie…

  2. Colour of sunshine β˜€οΈβ˜€οΈ… yumm

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks Niloufer! πŸ™‚

  3. Pudding using mango ! Yum ! Yummy !!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Sangeetha…

  4. Love Mango flavour in any form I should try without egg… this looks so tasty

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Veena…

  5. Mango bread pudding would be so delicious . I was wondering how you got mangoes in this season , I love mangoes , in any form and this pudding looks super !

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Haha… tin wala magic! Thank you so much Vaishali…

  6. Tempting pudding, love anything with mango,bookmarked.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Suja…

  7. Even i will go with tinned mangoes as i dont get fresh mangoes rite now here, simply love the addition of mango in this pudding. Such an exotic pudding.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Priyakka…

  8. Mmm…Yummy pudding and that bright color makes it so irresistible.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Ritu…

  9. What an unique and innovative bread pudding that is. Love the use of mango there — never in million years would have thought a bread pudding with mango. Will have to try this soon (I have canned mango ready to use — thankfully) πŸ™‚

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Pavani… πŸ™‚

  10. Sapana Behl says:

    5 stars
    Adding mangoes in the pudding is just WOW.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Sapana…

  11. 5 stars
    bread pudding is one of my all time fave desserts and this mango version must be totally over the top delicious

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Mir…

  12. rafee that color!!! scintillating!! we love mangoes and this bread pudding is such an easy way to enjoy it!!! Love the recipe dear!!!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Mangoes are always the best! Thank you so much Priya…

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