Hemp Cranberry Bread Pudding with Grand Marnier Sauce
  • 1 baguette (at least 1 day old), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Coconut oil, for greasing dish
  • 1cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2cup fresh orange juice
  • 2tablespoons fresh orange zest
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 1/2cups reduced fat (2 percent) milk
  • 3/4cup natural cane sugar
  • 3/4cup brown sugar
  • 2teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2tablespoons Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur
  • 1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3/4cup hulled hemp seeds
  • 3tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2tablespoons Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur
  • 2tablespoons virgin coconut oil
  • 1cup confectioners (powdered) sugar
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4cup half-and-half
  1. Preheat oven to 350˚. Grease a 9×13-inch casserole dish with coconut oil; spread baguette pieces evenly into dish.
  2. In a small saucepan with a lid, bring to a boil cranberries, orange juice, and zest. Once it reaches a boil, turn heat off and set aside to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs until pale yellow, about 2 minutes. Add milk and sugars; beat until sugars are dissolved. Add vanilla, Grand Marnier, cinnamon, allspice, hemp seeds, cranberry-orange mixture, and melted butter; stir to combine. Pour mixture on top of baguette pieces. Make sure baguette is completely soaked. Refrigerate for 30 minutes (or overnight). Place in oven and bake for 40–50 minutes.
  4. While pudding bakes, make sauce (if using): In a small saucepan, combine Grand Marnier and coconut oil; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook at medium to medium-low for 1 minute. Remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar and half-and-half. Return to heat. Stir and cook until sugar melts and starts to thicken. Remove from heat. Whisk in vanilla until it thickens. Keep warm.
  5. Serve pudding warm, drizzled with warm sauce.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Hemp Cranberry Bread Pudding with Grand Marnier Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1317 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 60mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 7g 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


PER SERVING (with 1 tablespoon sauce): 317 cal, 10g fat (3g mono, 2g poly, 5g sat), 45mg chol, 7g protein, 49g carb, 2g fiber, 60mg sodium