Pumpkin Bread PuddingBread pudding is a popular comfort dessert made with day old bread. It is a perfect way to use the rustic leftover bread from last nights dinner. There are thousands of recipes for this treat, using a variety of fruits and vegetables, but this Toasted Walnut & Pumpkin Bread Pudding is appropriate during the Thanksgiving holiday.

You can use canned pumpkin puree or make your own with this recipe from Epicurious. Top it with your favorite gelato!

2 Cups Heavy Cream
1 1/2 Cups Pumpkin Puree
1 Cup Milk
1 Cup Sugar
5 Eggs
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Ginger
1/4 tsp Allspice
1/4 tsp Cloves
1/2 Cup Golden Raisins
1/2 Cup Toasted Walnuts
11 Cups Day-Old Bread, cubed
1 1/2 sticks Butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and butter six 10 oz ramekins.

Whisk first 12 ingredients (everything except bread and butter) in a mixing bowl.

In another bowl, toss bread with butter. Add pumpkin mixture to bread and lightly mix so bread is coated.

Put in ramekins and bake for approximately 1 hour or until brown colored.

Serves 6-8.

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Ramekins10 oz Souffle/Ramekins, set of six