Spiced Pear and Chocolate Bread Pudding

Warm bread pudding with pears and chocolate.

This recipe was submitted to BeBetsy by Megan Pence of Country Cleaver.


  • 1 loaf French Bread
  • 1 quart Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla
  • 3 whole Eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Tablespoon Allspice
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 2 whole Barlett Pears
  • Non-Stick Spray


Servings 10

Preheat oven to 350. Slice bread into ½ inch slices. Set aside. Halve and core two Bartlett pears. Slice thinly, into ¼” inch slices. Set aside.

Spray 13×9 inch baking dish with Pam. In pan, alternate one slice of bread with two slices of pear. Repeat this process until all of the bread and pears are used. Overlap bread slices to ensure there are no gaps in pan.

In a large bowl, whisk together quart of milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, all spice, and sugar. Pour entire mixture over the top of layered bread and pears.

Top with cup of chocolate chips. Bake for 45 minutes, or until center of pudding is set.

Slice and serve warm.

This recipe was submitted to BeBetsy by Megan Pence of Country Cleaver.

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2 Responses to Spiced Pear and Chocolate Bread Pudding

  1. Aubrie says:

    This sounds really good. I would of never thought of putting fruit in my bread pudding. Can’t wait to try this recipe with my family. Thanks for the great idea!

  2. Kathi says:

    One of my all time favorite desserts! Love bread pudding and the pear puts a new twist on it! :)

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