Individual Eggnog Bread Pudding

Gluten-Free Individual Eggnog Bread Puddings - a fabulous dessert (or a fun breakfast!)

This gluten-free Eggnog Bread Pudding Recipe is so easy to make and chock full of holiday flavor. It’s the amalgamation of two classic holiday favorites – eggnog and bread pudding – and the result is just as amazing as you would imagine. The subtle spices and the warm, soft bread pudding make for an irresistible holiday treat.

eggnog gluten-free bread pudding recipeThis recipe makes four individual puddings – which I always finds makes for a more elegant presentation. I like to pop a pecan or two on top of each pudding before baking. It makes this dish extra attractive and the nutty flavor works particularly well with this dish.

The sauce comes together in a snap. You could add a glug or two of rum or bourbon to the sauce if you’d like, but I don’t think it needs it. One of my favorite things about this recipe is how simple it is.

I know the holiday season is all about kindness and sharing but there’s just something so appealing about having an entire dessert all to yourself! Don’t feel guilty. Just dig in and enjoy this delicious winter treat. Happy Holidays!

Love eggnog desserts? Try this Gluten-Free Eggnog Bundt Cake recipe by my friend Alison.

If you’re a bread pudding fan (and who isn’t?!?), this Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding with Brown Sugar Bourbon Sauce will certainly become one of your favorite desserts too.  

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Individual Eggnog Bread Pudding

This gluten free Eggnog Bread Pudding is easy to make and chock full of holiday flavor. Pop a pecan or two on top of each pudding before baking for an attractive presentation.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread pudding, eggnog, gluten-free
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 206kcal
Author: K.C. Cornwell



  • 1 1/2 cups cubed sandwich bread I used 3 slices Schar GF Artisan White bread
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup eggnog dairy, almond or coconut-based will work
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp GF vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp pecans chopped (optional, or sub raisins)


  • 3 tbsp eggnog
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease 4 wells of a muffin tin and set aside.
  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the egg, eggnog, brown sugar, vanilla and spices. Add the bread to the bowl and stir to combine, then add the pecans and stir again. Allow the mixture to stand for at least 5 minutes, so the bread can absorb the eggnog mixture.
  • Divide the batter evenly among the 4 prepared muffin wells. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • While the bread pudding is baking, combine the sauce ingredients in a small saucepan, and warm over low heat until the sugar crystals dissolve, stirring often, being careful not to burn. If you’d like a smoother sauce, finish it with 2 teaspoons of butter or coconut oil.
  • When the puddings are done baking, allow them to cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then gently pop them out, drizzle with the sauce, and enjoy.



Make it Dairy-Free with dairy free bread and eggnog.


Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 1mg

Photos: Meg van der Kruik – who now also loves this recipe! Serve the puddings with Meg’s Spiked Apple Cider Cocktail or a mug of Real Deal Dutch Hot Chocolate.

Individual Eggnog Bread Puddings


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