• In a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar, and pumpkin pie spice. Add eggs. Beat lightly with a rotary beater or fork till just combined. Gradually stir in milk, whipping cream, brandy, if you like, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in bread cubes till coated with pumpkin mixture. Pour mixture into an ungreased 2-quart square baking dish.

  • Bake, uncovered, in a 325 degree F. oven for 45 minutes. Cool slightly.

  • To serve, spoon warm bread pudding into individual serving dishes. Top each with whipped cream. Lightly sprinkle with cinnamon. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

270 calories; 12 g total fat; 113 mg cholesterol; 168 mg sodium. 36 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein;