Cornbread Pudding

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Do you ever wonder what to do with your leftover cornbread? Yeah, me neither, until one day not long ago I looked inside my fridge and saw the mentioned leftover cornbread.  I didn’t want to throw it out because it was really tasty, but I didn’t feel like eating it as it was either. So I turned it into this delicious cornbread pudding! Custardy with hints of cinnamon and cardamom, pairs deliciously with whipped cream and fresh berries for a simple yet beautiful dessert. SO if you ever find yourself in the same predicament, here you go. You’re welcome 😉

P.S If you need a really good cornbread recipe click here


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Cornbread Pudding

Use your leftover cornbread to make this simple yet decadent pudding.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Author WhollyCupcake


  • 4 cups cornbread cut into small pieces
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamon
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Lightly butter a 8x8 dish
  • Place pieces of cornbread inside dish
  • In a bowl, lightly beat the eggs, milk, sugars, vanilla, cinnamon and cardamon until sugar dissolved and all ingredients are well blended
  • Pour mixture over the cornbread and press down with a spoon to submerge the cornbread as much as possible
  • Sprinkle with the chocolate chips if using, and place dish on a baking sheet in case of spills
  •  Bake for about 40 mins or until custard is set
  • Enjoy!


Recipe adapted from

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a little Swiss, a little Canadian

This looks really yummy! 😍😋


Would like to have some with morning coffee 👏👍


Looks so wonderful! Thanks for sharing! I made a fantastic New York style cheesecake which you can check out here if you’re a fan of cheesecakes like I am 🙂


I’ve never had or thought about making bread pudding with cornbread! I bet it’s wonderful. I might have to have syrup with mine, although your toppings look marvelous!

I love this kind of pudding and never had any with cornbread in it. What a great use of cornbread. I never have leftovers but I will now so I can make your pudding 🙂

Tasty Eats Ronit Penso

That’s a great idea! Looks delicious. 🙂

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