bread pudding

a recipe by
Judy Garcia
Gunnison, UT

Since it's just my husband and I, we can't eat an entire loaf of French bread before it goes bad. This is my go-to so that I can use it up rather than throw it away.

serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bread pudding

  • 1
    loaf day-old french bread
  • 2 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3 lg
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 c
    raisins (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon (optional)

How To Make bread pudding

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350^. Grease an 8" baking pan, or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Break or cut bread into 1" pieces and put into prepared baking pan. If using, sprinkle with raisins.
  • 3
    In a medium bowl, add cream, milk, and eggs. Whisk until blended. Add sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon (if using) and stir until well mixed.
  • 4
    Pour wet ingredients over bread, and lightly push down with a fork until bread is covered and soaking up the egg mixture. Dot with butter.
  • 5
    Place pan with pudding in a larger pan; fill larger pan with water until it is 1" deep. Bake for 45 minutes or until top springs back when lightly tapped. Serve warm with vanilla or bourbon sauce.

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