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bread pudding

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.

yield 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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