Pineapple-Coconut Bread Pudding

Serve your family with this pudding that’s made with coconut, pineapple and bread – a tasty slow cooked dessert.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 10

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter, softened
8
eggs
2
cans (13.5 oz each) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
1
1/2 cups flaked coconut
1
cup chopped dried pineapple
3/4 cup sugar
2
tablespoons vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1
loaf (1 lb) French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
1
can (8 oz) unsweetened crushed pineapple in juice, drained, juice reserved
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon honey
2
tablespoons dark rum or 2 teaspoons rum extract
1/4 cup butter, cubed
Toasted coconut, if desired
  • 1 Grease bottom and side of 6-quart slow cooker with 1 tablespoon butter. In very large bowl, mix eggs, coconut milk, 1 1/2 cups coconut, dried pineapple, sugar, vanilla and salt. Add bread cubes; toss to coat. Pour mixture into slow cooker. Let stand 30 minutes or cover and refrigerate up to 18 hours.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour. Reduce heat setting to Low. Cover; cook 2 hours longer or until puffed and set.
  • 3 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, place reserved pineapple juice and enough water to equal 3/4 cup. Stir in cornstarch and honey with wire whisk until smooth. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes 30 seconds or until thickened. Stir in rum. Microwave on High 30 seconds. Add crushed pineapple and 1/4 cup butter; stir until butter is melted. Serve warm bread pudding with pineapple sauce. Garnish with toasted coconut.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    583
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30 1/2g
    30 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    23g,
    23%
    ),
    Sodium
    452mg
    452%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    66 1/2g
    66 1/2%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    12 1/2g
    12 1/2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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