Instant Pot Maple Bread Pudding

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recipe by Ruth McCusker

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based on 2 ratings

Serve warm or chilled with whipped cream, ice cream or caramel sauce. This can take less than 3 minutes to throw together. And it is SO delicious. A real, old-fashioned taste from my childhood.

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recipe updated Mar 31, 2020


  • Bread icon
    4 slices
  • Milk icon
    1.25 cups (300ml)
  • Egg icon
    2 (100g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    ½ tsp (2ml)
  • Maple syrup icon
    Maple syrup
    ¼ cup (79ml)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    about ¼ cup (49g)
  • Nutmeg icon
    about ⅛ tsp (0g)
  • Salt icon
    about ⅛ tsp (1g)
  • Nuts icon
    about ½ cup (120g)
  • Water icon
    1.5 cups (360ml)


  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot
  • kCook icon Round pan - 6"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Rack

Step preview

  1. Add bread to a clean medium bowl
  2. Whisk milk, egg, vanilla extract, maple syrup, brown sugar, nutmeg and salt into a clean medium bowl
  3. Pour mixture over bread
  4. Let rest - approx 3 min
  5. Toss with nuts
  6. Grease a clean round pan
  7. Transfer bread mixture to round pan
  8. Cover with foil
  9. Place a clean rack in the inner pot
  10. Add water to the inner pot
  11. Place round pan on the rack
  12. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  13. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 25 min
  14. Natural release - 10 min
  15. Quick release
  16. Remove onto cooling rack
  17. Let cool - approx 3 min
  18. Invert onto serving plate
  19. Serve
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