The Walking Bread (Pudding)

Neens from Ono Yum
Meet the Chef!
Neens from Ono Yum
Neens grew up in the island-style communities of San Diego. Far from Hawaii, but close to plate lunch, surfing and ukulele jammin, Neens is the creator of the Musubi Map and the I Love Poke Festival, both vehicles that reflect his passion for all things Hawaiian. He was raised on local-style home cooking thanks to his Mom, Gles, also known as the Filipina Betty Crocker. This recipe is one of Neens’ favorite dishes that he grew up eating, courtesy of his Mom. Thanks, Mom!
Recipe Details

4 5 Mini loaf pans

3 large eggs

1 1/2 cups Half-and-half

2 tablespoons Packed light brown sugar

1 cup Almonds, sliced

1 package Oreo cookies, crumbled in a food processor

Butter, For the pan

Mexican chocolate, recipe follows *

1 package KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread, cut into 3/4

MEXICAN CHOCOLATE (Makes 1 ½ cups. Recipe follows)

1 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips

1/2 cup sugar

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon


Step 1
Begin by making your Mexican Chocolate. Combine chocolate chips, sugar, and cinnamon in a food processor and pulse until finely ground. Store in a cool, dry place in an airtight container.
Step 2
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter bottom and sides of loaf pans and set aside.
Step 3
Whisk and combine the eggs, half & half and brown sugar in a bowl.
Step 4
In a large bowl, add 1 cup of the Mexican chocolate and ½ cup sliced almonds with the diced bread and mix well.
Step 5
Pour egg mixture onto bread and make sure all bread is coated evenly.
Step 6
Fill loaf pans evenly with mixture and top with remaining sliced almonds and Mexican chocolate.
Step 7
Bake approximately 25 to 30 minutes until puffy and dry on top, while still moist inside.
Step 8
After letting the dishes cool, decorate with the cookie crumbs (fake dirt) and other edible or non-edible toys and accessories to create your “The Walking Bread” scene.

Neens from Ono Yum says:

Use interesting and creative props to really make your bread pudding graveyard come back from the dead! We recommend going to local craft stores or ordering these items online.

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Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread Shop online
Our founder Robert R. Taira created our Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread in Hilo, Hawaii during the 1950's.