Experience the Delightful New Orleans Bread Pudding at Mother’s Restaurant

Dive into the world of southern comfort with a delightful New Orleans Bread Pudding experience. Hailing from the mystical city of jazz and culture, Mother’s Restaurant serves up this delectable dessert served with a rich, creamy custard that complements the hearty texture of the bread.

Blessed with ingredients from all over the world, New Orleans has established a unique culinary tradition centred around the use of local, seasonal ingredients. This bread pudding recipe is no exception and each ingredient has been carefully selected to create a perfect balance of flavour and texture.

What makes this recipe truly remarkable is the burstiness of the flavours encountered. We start with the comforting smell of a freshly baked loaf of challah bread, reshaped and combined with pecans, raisins, whisky, and a blend of savory and sweet spices. This combination is then topped with a creamy custard and baked to perfection. As it cooks, a tantalizing fragrance of spices, nuts and whisky tease your senses, creating a delightful atmosphere sure to put one in a New Orleans state of mind.

At this point, it’s time to break out the spoons and inhale a perplexingly flavourful bite. The sharpness of the whisky is pleasantly countered by the sweetness of the custard and the nuttiness of the raisins, creating a flavour sensation like no other. As you savor the last mouthful, it’s easy to understand why this dessert has become so beloved.

For those looking for an alternative recipe, feel free to explore the concept of bread pudding with other types of bread, alcohol (sherry, brandy, rum, bourbon etc..) and nuts and spices. Whether you’re a sucker for the classics, looking for a tasty treat, or simply want to explore the colourful culinary heritage of New Orleans, this recipe is sure to provide a fulfilling and flavourful experience when served up at Mother’s Restaurant.


– 1/2 loaf of challah or brioche bread
– 1/2 cup of pecans
– 1/2 cup of raisins
– 1/2 cup of whisky
– 2 cups of cream
– 5 beaten eggs
– 1/2 cup of honey
– 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
– 2 tablespoons of nutmeg
– 2 shredded apples
– 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
– 2 tablespoons of butter


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Cut the loaf into slices and combine with the pecans, raisins and whisky in a large bowl.
3. In a separate bowl, mix the cream, eggs and honey.
4. Mix the cinnamon, nutmeg, apples, brown sugar and butter together and spread evenly over the bread mixture.
5. Pour the egg mixture over the bread and stir until thoroughly combined.
6. Place in an oven-safe dish, cover and bake for 40 minutes.
7. Remove from oven, let cool and serve.

Bon a petit! Whether you’re visiting New Orleans or just looking for a delicious dessert, the bread pudding from Mother’s Restaurant is sure to be a hit. With just a few simple ingredients, this recipe will fill your sense with the aromatic richness and alluring taste that make this dish uniquely New Orleans.