Wild Mushroom Bread Pudding Recipe | PBS Food

Wild Mushroom Bread Pudding

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  • 1 lb. wild mushrooms sliced
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 bunch of leeks sliced
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon each of dried basil sage and thyme
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 lbs. smoked mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 6 cups challah or brioche bread cut in big cubes
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Saute mushrooms, garlic, leeks, basil, sage, and thyme in the olive oil
  2. Whisk eggs, milk, cream and cheese in a large bowl.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add the mushroom mix and the cheese. Fold in the bread.
  5. Pour into a greased baking dish and bake for about an hour at 350 degrees.
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