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mom's bread pudding

Recipe by
Rhonda O
New Albany, IN

This is just the best bread pudding. My mother made it when I was a child and into my adulthood. I will post a sauce to go over it. You can tweak it to your tastes.

method Bake

Ingredients For mom's bread pudding

  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup brandy or 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 8 to 10 slices dry bread
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. allspice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 cups milk scaulded and cooled

How To Make mom's bread pudding

  • 1
    Cover raisins with brandy or water. Set aside.
  • 2
    Melt butter or margarine. Break up bread. Set aside.
  • 3
    Combine brown sugar, cinnamon, allspice. Reserve 3 TBS of this mixture for topping. Pour melted butter or margarine on before you toss the bread. Sugar mixture will stick better. Toss bread with remaining sugar mixture.
  • 4
    Place half of bread mixture in a lightly greased 1 1/2 quart baking dish. Drain raisins, place 1/2 raisins over bread. Repeat layers.
  • 5
    Combine eggs, salt, vanilla in a bowl. Beat for 1 minute. Add milk slowly, pour over mix in dish. Let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle reserved sugar mix on top. Bake at 325 for 45 to 50 minutes

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