DIRECTIONS. Instructions Bread Pudding:. Try adding some different kinds of fruit to the mixture. Heat the oven to 350°F, and grease an 8-inch square baking dish. Slice the Mix-ins: There are so many delicious mix-ins you can add to change up your Banana Pudding. Preheat oven to 375F, spray a 2 to 3-quart casserole dish with cooking spray, and add the bread cubes; set aside. Pour the butter over the bread … French Bread, brioche bread, sourdough, Texas Toast, or challah will do nicely. VARIATIONS ON BANANA BREAD PUDDING. Bread: You can use most kinds of bread you have around the house for this recipe.