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Crock Pot Bread Pudding with Buttered Rum Sauce

Crock Pot Bread Pudding with Buttered Rum Sauce is fabulously delicious and rich. It only takes 10 minutes to prep and then it cooks slowly in the crock pot.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Keyword slow cooker bread pudding
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 415kcal


  • 8 cups French bread cubes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons rum, I use dark rum
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Buttered Rum Sauce

  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Vanilla ice cream for serving, optional


  • Butter a 5 to 6-quart slow cooker. Add bread cubes.
  • In a large bowl, whisk eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, melted butter, heavy cream, milk, rum and vanilla until mixed well.
  • Pour egg mixture over bread cubes. Press down on bread with the back of a spoon until all bread pieces are soaked with liquid.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. It should be set in the middle and crispy around the edges.
  • To make sauce, melt butter in a small saucepan.
  • Add brown sugar, rum, and nutmeg. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Cut bread pudding into squares and drizzle with buttered rum sauce. Serve with ice cream if desired.


Calories does not include the buttered rum sauce or ice cream.


Calories: 415kcal