Puddina ( Maltese Bread Pudding )

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Gooey, moist and loaded with cocoa and dry fruits, this Maltese bread pudding had got a very festive feel to it. And that is what makes it a perfect dessert for a Christmas dinner.
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Desserts
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 8


  • 1/2 Bread thick and crusty is better loaf
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1 tbsp Custard Powder
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa
  • 1 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Cherries
  • 1/2 cup Sultanas sultanas
  • 1/2 cup Cashews
  • 1/2 cup Almonds
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 3-4 tbsp Rum optional whisky sherry


  • Tear up the bread into small pieces and soak them in water for 30 mins. Drain and squeeze out all the water and mash it up in a big bowl.
  • Add sugar, cornflour, custard powder, cocoa, cherries, sultanas, cashews, almonds, whisky/sherry and vanilla essence to the bowl (keep aside some of the cherries and dry fruits for decorating) containing the bread.
  • Break the egg into the bowl. Mix up everything.
  • Pre-heat an oven to 180 degrees celcius for 10 mins.
  • Pour the pudding mixture into a baking tray. Decorate with cherries and dry fruits.
  • Place in the center of the oven and bake for 34-45 mins or till a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool down. Cut into generous pieces and serve.

Recipe Notes

Soak the bread for sufficient time else the pudding tends to crack up due to lack of mositure .

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Sweta Biswal
Sweta Biswal

From authentic recipes from Odisha to low calorie delights, I blog and share it. It is a reflection of my healthy eating and living habits.

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