Croissant Bread Pudding Recipe

Croissant Bread Pudding Recipe

1-hour 30-Minute recipe Serves 10
Transform day-old croissants into a mouthwatering breakfast bake the whole family will love. Day-olds are best for bread pudding because they soak up cooking liquid so much better than fresh ones.
1-hour 30-Minute recipe Serves 10


1 cup
1/2 cup
2 tsp
9 lrg
1/2 cup
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
3 cups


Prep: 25-minute | Cook: 1-hour 5-Minute
  • 1

    Position oven racks in top and bottom thirds of oven, then preheat to 350°F. Toast croissants on two baking sheets in oven, switching sheets halfway through, until slightly crisp, 3 minutes. Position oven rack in centre of oven.

  • 2

    Stir brown sugar with walnuts, butter and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Mixture will be wet. Set aside.

  • 3

    Whisk eggs in a large bowl. Whisk in sugar, rum and vanilla extracts, nutmeg and salt until combined. Whisk in milk.

  • 4

    Arrange bottom halves of croissants in two rows, alternately overlapping them slightly, in a 9x13-in baking dish. Scatter half of brown sugar mixture overtop. Ladle half of custard mixture over croissants. Lay remaining croissants, top side up, in two rows, alternately overlapping them slightly. Pan will be extremely full. Scatter remaining brown sugar mixture overtop. Pour in remaining custard mixture. Press on tops to make sure croissants are covered in custard. Let stand 5 minutes.

  • 5

    Place dish in a larger baking pan in centre of oven. Pour hot tap water into larger pan, halfway up the sides of baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil and continue to bake until a knife inserted in centre and sides of pudding comes out clean, about 35 to 40 more minutes. Lift dish out of water and cool on rack. Dust with icing sugar before serving.

Sponsored by Walmart Canada

Start your shopping list

Add these ingredients and get $10 off your first online grocery order*
Use promo code CANADA10 to redeem
* See details Expires Feb 28, 2021. Must have a account & spend a min. of $50 (before taxes & fees) to be eligible. Walmart reserves the right to modify this offer.
Recipe Search
2-hour 5-Minute recipe
Oatmeal Bread – By Hand
45-minute recipe
Grilled Tomato Salsa
15-minute recipe
Curried Turkey Salad
10-minute recipe
Wacky Waikiki Shakes
1-hour 5-Minute recipe
Hearty Italian Tomato Soup

Last updated: January 10th, 2021

This article is intended as general information. Always be sure to read and follow the label(s)/instruction(s) that accompany your product(s). Walmart will not be responsible for any injury or damage caused by this activity.