Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

by Erica Dinho on June 12, 2014

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Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

Bread pudding is one of those recipes that many people have memorized and can throw together without a second thought. My mom would make Colombian bread pudding effortlessly for an after school snack and we loved it!

Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

I know how to make a few desserts from memory and most of them are very easy and simple, while sometimes I like to be more creative and experimental with desserts. This means an occassionly recipe disaster, but being desserts, someone will usually eat the mess. Like I’ve said before, baking is not my thing!

Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

My most recent attempt at a dessert however, was not a disaster, on the contrary, I am happy to say. I made a Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce last week and it was fantastic. This recipe is very easy to make and can be almost entirely prepared in advance, while the final assembly can be done right before serving.

Buen provecho!

Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

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Ingredients

(8 servings)

    Pudding

  • 1 loaf white bread, cubed
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 1 can (14 oz) condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon coconut extract
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Mango Sauce

  • 3 ripe mangoes, peeled and diced
  • 6 tablespoons of water
  • 5 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • Grated coconut for garnish

Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

Directions

  1. Place the bread in a large baking pan and bake in a 400° F oven about 5 minutes.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the coconut milk, condensed milk, cocont extract, cinnamon, and the beaten eggs and mix well.
  3. Add bread cubes to milk mixture. Let it stand for appromaximately 20 minutes or until bread absorbs most of the mixture.
  4. our the bread pudding mixture into a baking pan. Bake uncovered in a 350° f oven for 1 hour or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. To make the mango sauce: In a medium saucepan, over high heat, boil the water, sugar and cinnamon stick, Add the diced mango and the lime juice.
  6. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low, simmer until the liquid reduces and the sauce thickens, about 30 minutes. Stir occasionally to avoid burning and set aside.
  7. Top the bread pudding with the mango sauce and grated coconut and serve.
  8. Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

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1 Platanos Mangoes and Me June 12, 2014 at 1:42 PM

Que delicia Erica.

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2 Amira June 12, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Oh my …. this is so easy to make and looks so so delicious. I love anything mangoes and I love anything coconuts. I do have to try this.

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3 Angie@Angie's Recipes June 12, 2014 at 2:22 PM

wow Erica, this is so summery and gorgeous! My mouth is watering…

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4 Chica Andaluza June 12, 2014 at 3:22 PM

Que rico – I love bread puddings and mango is my all time favourite fruit so I know I would love this!

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5 ela@GrayApron June 13, 2014 at 2:21 AM

Yum and yum! Love the flavor combinations you create…

ela h.

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6 Evelyne@cheapethniceatz June 13, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Oh I ADORE bread puddings and this is such a keeper. Coconut and mango is a great addition to the concept.

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7 grace June 14, 2014 at 4:25 PM

this looks tremendously dense and rich, what a wonderful version of bread pudding! coconut is the best.

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8 Devon June 15, 2014 at 9:12 PM

Bread pudding is one of my Mom’s staples, too. She does hers with raisins. Thanks for stopping by traveling taste buds. I would love to repost some of your work some time. I remember your work from many years ago. Kudos for the staying power

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9 Coco in the Kitchen July 15, 2014 at 7:35 PM

There goes my diet, bye-bye!

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