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Eddie Jackson's Slow-Cooker Bread Pudding

End Your Meal on a Sweet Note

PHOTO: Bread pudding.
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

The winner of "Food Network Star" and former NFL player Eddie Jackson shares his recipe for a slow-cooker bread pudding this Thanksgiving.


  • 8 cups cubed bread (Day old I used country French bread)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 11/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted plus 2 tablespoons
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • Cooking Directions

    Grease inside of slow cooker with 2 tablespoon of butter.

    Add bread, raisins and cranberries.

    In a separate bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients.

    Pour mixture over bread and fruit.

    Let sit for 10-15 mins.

    Turn slow cooker to high and cook for 4 and a 1/2 to 5 hours.

    Recipe courtesy of Eddie Jackson.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: bread, cranberries, raisins, whole milk, heavy cream, pumpkin puree, eggs, sugar, maple syrup, butter

    Course: Dessert

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