Tres Leches Bread Pudding Slow Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Bread


Tres Leches Bread Pudding Slow Cooker Recipe


Serves 6

Active Time 20 minutes

Pressure/Manual (High) Natural/Quick Release

  • vegetable oil
  • 4 cups lightly packed cubed croissants (4 croissants)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 5 ounces sweetened condensed milk (see Note)
  • 1¼ cups whole milk
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup sugar


  1. Grease a 7-inch springform pan with oil
  2. Place the croissant cubes in a large bowl
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, whole milk, and cinnamon
  4. Pour the mixture over the croissant cubes
  5. Allow to soak for 10 to 15 minutes, until the bread no longer looks dry
  6. Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan and cover tightly with aluminum foil
  7. Pour the water into the Instant Pot
  8. Place a steamer rack in the pot
  9. Place the pan on the rack
  10. Secure the lid on the pot
  11. Close the pressure-release valve
  12. Select MANUAL and set the pot at HIGH pressure for 30 minutes
  13. At the end of the cooking time, allow the pot to sit undisturbed for 10 minutes, then release any remaining pressure
  14. Meanwhile, preheat the broiler
  15. Remove the foil from the pudding
  16. Sprinkle the pudding with the sugar and additional cinnamon
  17. Broil the pudding until the top is lightly browned and caramelized, 5 to 8 minutes
  18. Let the pudding cool for 20 to 30 minutes before serving

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