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Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding in baking dish with scoop out
Easy Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Stand Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins

Our Easy Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding Recipe is the perfect addition to your brunch menu! Every bite has the flavors of a cinnamon bun! Start with a brown sugar cinnamon butter layer topped with challah bread soaked in vanilla custard and finish it off with even more brown sugar mixture on top. Oh, and don’t forget the sweetened cream cheese that’s stuffed in the middle!

Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnamob bun casserole, easy bread pudding recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 383 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Coat 1 1/2 quart baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir in melted butter until combined. Reserve 1/4 cup of brown sugar mixture. Spread remaining brown sugar mixture over bottom of prepared baking dish.
  3. Top with half (4 cups) of challah bread cubes.
  4. In small bowl whisk cream cheese and 1/3 cup granulated sugar until blended. Dollop over challah bread. Top with remaining challah bread cubes.
  5. Combine eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining 1/3 cup granulated sugar until blended. Pour over challah bread cubes. Top with reserved brown sugar mixture.
  6. Cover with foil**. Bake, covered, 50 minutes. Uncover and bake additional 15-20 minutes or until custard mixture is set. Let stand 15 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 383 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 207mg9%
Potassium 195mg6%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 56g62%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
Calcium 152mg15%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.