Madeira Cream Bread Pudding with Strawberries 

 Originally Written: July 20, 2009

By  Hanna Trafford

Last Updated on July 20, 2009 by Hanna Trafford

Madeira Cream Bread Pudding with Strawberries
Madeira Cream Bread Pudding with Strawberries

A decadent take on bread pudding, this dessert mixes strawberries with Madeira wine – a time tested combination!

1 lb. loaf of egg or homestyle bread

1 cup of Madeira wine

2 teaspoons of grated lemon rind

6 eggs

2 cups of milk

1 cup of whipping cream

½ cup of sugar


4 cups of strawberries

2 tablespoons of sugar

2 tablespoons of Madeira wine

1 cup of whipping cream

Butter 12-inch long oval baking dish (or baking dish of comparable size) Trim crusts from bread and discard. Cut bread into 1 inch cubes. Arrange half of the cubes in baking dish, sprinkle with half of the Madeira and half of the lemon rind. Repeat layer.

Whisk together eggs, milk, cream and all but 1 tablespoon of the sugar, pour over bread mixture. Let stand for 30 minutes, spooning liquid over bread mixture several times. Sprinkle with remaining sugar.

Bake in a centre of 375F oven until puffed and golden and knife, inserted in centre comes out clean – 45-50 minutes.


Meanwhile, slice strawberries into bowl, add sugar and Madeira wine and stir together. Let stand, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Whip cream.

Serve warm pudding with toppings.

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Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

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