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