Mauritian bread pudding / Poudine du pain


Too much leftover bread? Try our very simple and easy Bread Pudding recipe. This is a basic recipe to which you can add all your favourite toppings 🙂

5 from 1 vote

mauritian bread pudding / poudine du pain

Servings 12 serves
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 1 L full cream milk
  • 500 g bread any kind
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 50 g melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence

Optional toppings

  • sultanas, chocolate chips, nuts, berries, etc.


  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C or 360F.
  • In a large bowl, break the bread into pieces and pour in the milk. Let it soak for about 15 minutes.
  • With a fork, mash the bread.
  • In the same bowl, add all the other ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Grease an oven proof tray with butter and pour in the mixture. Gently press with a spatula or spoon to flatten the top.
  • Cook in the over for about 40–50 minutes.
  • Take the pudding out of the oven, let it rest before serving.


Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Mauritian
Keyword: Vegetarian

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  1. 5 stars
    Turned out yummy. I decreased the sugar by 40g and it still tasted sweet enough. Thank you for the recipe.

    1. Thank you so much for your feedback Esha!

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