Bread Pudding is a quintessential Southern dessert that turns stale bread into an unbelievably decadent dessert. This Almond Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce is proof-positive that leftover bread can easily be converted into a dessert without much work. Adding salt to this classic caramel sauce lets you taste the rich complexity of the caramel, not just the sweetness. This recipe is sure to impress your family or dinner guests! A rich brioche with a delicious custard and shaved almonds on top! And if that wasn’t enough, it is served with the salted caramel sauce that just takes it to a whole new level!
If you’d like, you can simplify the Almond Bread Pudding by buying pre-made almond butter and caramel sauce instead of making it from scratch. There is also room for customization with this recipe. Consider adding fresh or dried fruit or a combination of spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice or cardamom.
It makes a great brunch dish, served with fruit compote. Or add a handful of chocolate chips before baking for a decidedly more rich outcome. Even better, try adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream and watch all of your troubles instantly go away!
How to Store and Reheat Almond Bread Pudding Leftovers
This recipe is best eaten while it’s fresh, but the leftovers are also delicious. Store them covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. To reheat, place individual portions in the microwave for 45 seconds, repeating and adjusting the time until the pudding is warm throughout. The sauce can be reheated alongside the pudding and then drizzled on top.
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