Baked Goods/ Dessert

Gluten Free Mango Bread Pudding

Individual gluten free mango bread puddings, sweetened with honey, are the perfect brunch dish.

Close up of gluten free mango bread pudding with ice cream on top

This post is part of a collaboration between My Gluten Free Miami and Schar. All opinions are my own.

Mango Love

I love all things mango. They are one of my favorite fruits. I love them in both sweet and savory dishes. Lucky for me, mangoes are plentiful in South Florida. During the summer I get them by the bucket full from my Dad, then cut and freeze them for use during the year.

Generally, I can often find fresh mangoes in the store as well, but nothing beats a mango just of the tree!

I love incorporating them into dishes, so when I started to make this bread pudding,  I thought why not add a bit of South Florida flavor!

gluten free mango bread puddings in individual white ramekins

Individual Gluten Free Mango Bread Pudding

I love individual desserts. They are great for helping with portion control and look so pretty.

Perfect for serving at a brunch, especially since this recipe is so easy to make! I even used honey instead of white sugar to sweeten it. It gives it that perfect balance.

Plus, honey pairs beautifully with mangos.

Schar Ciabatta bread with gluten free mango bread pudding

Schar Ciabatta Bread

I used Schar Ciabatta bread to create this gluten free mango bread pudding. Schar is already one of my favorite bread brands, and the ciabatta is amazing. I love using it for sandwiches and garlic bread.

It was perfect for this bread pudding. I cut each piece up and then toasted it in the oven for about 5 minutes to pull any moisture out of it before tossing it with the egg/milk mixture. Alternatively, you could leave it sitting out a long time, but I felt like the over method was much faster.

Gluten free bread can have a tendency to be soggy, but the Schar Ciabatta held up beautifully.

Close up of bite of gluten free mango bread pudding

Quick and Easy

This recipe is really simple to make. Sometimes bread pudding is served with a caramel-like sauce. I chose not to make a sauce to go on top, but if you prefer a sauce, it isn’t hard to make one! You could use a recipe like the one from Mi Gluten Free Gal in her Gluten Free Donut Bread Pudding or simply use the leftover sauce from cooking down the mangoes and add a bit more honey and butter. Totally up to you.

I took the easy path and added some ice cream!

partially eaten gluten free mango bread pudding in ramekin

This gluten free mango bread pudding is going to be perfect for Spring and Summer brunches (or winter if you’re feeling a little longing for the tropics!).  It has the perfect sweet balance.

Looking for something to add a little special to your bread pudding- try these Easy Candied Lemon Slices from Running to the Kitchen.

I’m sure you will enjoy it as much as I did.

Have you ever tried a bread pudding with fruit in it before? Let me know in the comments.

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

gluten free mango bread pudding with ice cream
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5 from 15 votes

Gluten Free Mango Bread Pudding

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes


  • 4 pieces gluten free ciabatta bread
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup diced mango
  • 2 Tablespoons butter


  • Chop ciabatta bread into cubes. Place on baking sheet.
  • Toast in 400 degree oven for 5 minutes.
  • Melt 2 Tablespoons butter and 2 Tablespoons honey in a small sauce pan.
  • Add mango and cook over medium low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Remove mango with a slotted spoon and reserve juices for later use.
  • Whisk together milk, eggs, 1/2 cup honey, and vanilla.
  • Add bread and mango. Toss gently to combine.
  • Divide between 4 ramekins, pouring any remain milk mixture over them.
  • Place ramekins in a 9 x 9 baking dish.
  • Carefully add water to halfway up ramekins.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.
  • Carefully remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • Serve with reserved mango juices or ice cream.

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    Alicia Pope
    April 2, 2018 at 12:19 pm

    What a great idea for a dinner party!

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      April 3, 2018 at 3:30 pm

      Yes! That is a fantastic idea!

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    March 30, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    I cannot wait to try this! I love the idea of a sweet mango in comfort foody bread pudding… and I love that it is gluten free, thank you! 🙂

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      March 31, 2018 at 12:07 am

      It is so good, the mango really adds a brightness!

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    Alisa Fleming
    March 30, 2018 at 11:11 am

    Bread pudding isn’t something that I have often, so I’ve never really thought of getting so creative with flavors. And it does work so well gluten free.

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    Madison Haycock
    March 30, 2018 at 10:44 am

    I love the fresh taste that the Mangos add to bread pudding! What a great idea!

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      March 31, 2018 at 12:08 am

      Thanks! I love mangos so any time I can use them I do!

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    Sarah @ TheFitCookie
    March 29, 2018 at 10:43 pm

    Mango is one of my favorite fruits too, especially when they are a little bit tart. This is such a great idea!

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      March 31, 2018 at 12:09 am

      Tart mangos are delicous!

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    Kaila (The Wanderlust Celiac)
    March 29, 2018 at 10:32 pm

    I love all things mango too! This looks simply scrumptious! I can’t wait to try this when we have more fresh produce.

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      March 31, 2018 at 12:10 am

      Summer is coming!

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    March 29, 2018 at 9:49 pm

    Mangos in bread pudding is a big surprise, certainly not your traditional pudding. All of your suggestions for topping are great…but I’m thinking some whipped coconut cream would carry on the tropical vibe!

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      March 31, 2018 at 12:11 am

      Coconut whip cream is the amazing!

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    Shannon | Shannie Chic
    March 29, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    I have never had bread pudding with fruit (other than raisins) in it! This sounds great and would be a great addition to our family table since there are quite a few around it with tolerance issues. Thanks for sharing!

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      March 31, 2018 at 12:11 am

      I hope you enjoy it!

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    March 29, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    I am so horrible at finding ripe mangos! It never fails, they are always woody! Recipe looks delicious. I love bread pudding!

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      March 31, 2018 at 12:11 am

      It can be difficult. I always make sure they are a little soft on the outside!

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    March 29, 2018 at 2:50 pm

    Wow! I don’t think i have ever had bread pudding with fruit! But I love mangos and I eat GF so this is great!

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      March 29, 2018 at 3:52 pm

      It’s so good…I’d never even had bread pudding, but this is fantastic!

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    Brittney Ward
    March 29, 2018 at 11:01 am

    I have celiac and am completely gluten free. This recipe looks amazing! All of your bright and beautiful pictures make me want to reach right into the screen and scoop up a delicious bite!

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      March 29, 2018 at 3:54 pm

      It’s so good! I love all of Schar’s gluten free products.

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    Cassie @ Getyourholidayon
    March 29, 2018 at 11:00 am

    My husband loves Mangos! This would be the perfect dessert to make for his birthday. Thanks for the fantastic idea!

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      March 29, 2018 at 3:54 pm

      He will love this dessert!

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    Jules Shepard
    March 29, 2018 at 10:29 am

    So bright and sunny! This looks like the perfect thing to chase the winter away!

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      March 29, 2018 at 3:54 pm

      Perfect for bringing a bit of sunshine on cold days!

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    Gemille Sleweon
    March 29, 2018 at 10:09 am

    Mangos are my favorite fruit, i love the recipe!

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      March 29, 2018 at 3:55 pm

      I love mangos too!

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    Jenni LeBaron
    March 29, 2018 at 12:01 am

    Yum! I would have never thought to add mangos to bread pudding, but that sounds awesome!

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      March 29, 2018 at 3:57 pm

      They add great flavor!

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    Dawn @ Our Food Fix
    March 28, 2018 at 5:49 pm

    First of all, I had no idea there was such thing as GF Ciabatta, this is life changing! And second, mango bread pudding?! I need this!

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      March 29, 2018 at 3:57 pm

      It is life changing….so good!

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    D at Be you and thrive
    March 28, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    Thanks for the recipe! If my husband were here, he’d say, ‘everybody loves mango!’. Love that it’s GF, of course!

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      March 29, 2018 at 3:59 pm

      It’s so yummy! Mangoes are the best!

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