Vanilla Tequila Bread Pudding

  • Author: Madison Wetherill
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking


This Vanilla Tequila Bread Pudding is the perfect easy dessert to serve to a crowd or just for two! This boozy bread pudding has the perfect blend of spices and is topped with a scoop of ice cream and a splash of vanilla tequila.


  • 2 cups of stale bread, cubed (if using fresh bread, toast in the oven for 5 minutes first)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 vanilla tequila + 1 tablespoon per dish
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Cut bread into inch cubes. Toast in oven for 5 minutes if using fresh bread.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, and spices.
  4. In a large measuring glass or small bowl, whisk together milk, heavy cream and vanilla tequila.
  5. Slowly pour in milk mixture and whisk into egg mixture until combined.
  6. Place bread cubes in oven safe baking dishes like wide mouth pint mason jars or ramekins, filling container no more than half full.
  7. Pour milk mixture over bread cubes until the bread is covered. Be sure the liquid/bread doesn’t get closer to the top than 3/4 of the way full.
  8. Bake for 45-50 minutes, until liquid has solidified.
  9. Let cool for 10 minutes. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a tablespoon of vanilla tequila poured over the whole dish.


Replace tequila with heavy cream for a non-alcoholic version.