Everyday Recipes

Easy Mexican Bread Pudding (Capirotada)

Official LA LECHERA®
Easy Mexican Bread Pudding (Capirotada)
15 min
30 min
20 servings (about 1/2 cup per serving)

Key Ingredients

A white can of sweetened condensed milk with blue labels beside the La Lechera logo and a plate of flan.
Condensed Milk
Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz Can
14 oz. Can
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 8 cups (1-inch) cubed whole wheat bread
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Coat 8-inch-square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place bread cubes in prepared baking dish and set aside.

Step 2

Whisk eggs, egg whites, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and ½ teaspoon cinnamon in a medium mixing bowl until well blended.

Step 3

Combine pecans, sugar, remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves in a small bowl. Stir to combine.

Step 4

Pour egg mixture evenly over bread ensuring all pieces are covered and sprinkle pecan mixture over bread dish.

Step 5

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until set.

Recipe Notes

Serving Suggestion:

Sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Dulce de Leche.

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