Nancy's Easy Custardy Bread Pudding

Nancy Gregory


This has been in the family for years. It has a constant ratio of the main ingredients: always 1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar (your taste), always 1 tsp vanilla, always 1 egg for every piece of bread, always 1/2 cup milk for every egg. I use about 6 pieces of bread, 6 eggs and 3 cups milk every time. It's so simple, it's laughable. :) Photo to follow soon!


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5 Min
45 Min


  • 6
    pieces of stale bread, torn in bite-size pieces (7 pieces if crust removed)
  • 6
  • 3 c
    evaporated or whole milk
  • 1 c
    sugar (3/4 if you like less)
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    nutmeg to sprinkle on top
  • ·
    handful of raisins (preferably golden!), optional!

How to Make Nancy's Easy Custardy Bread Pudding


  1. Beat eggs till frothy with whisk.
  2. Slowly add milk, whisking entire time.
  3. Add sugar and vanilla.
  4. Tear bread into bite-size pieces and place in greased casserole.
  5. Pour egg mixture over bread pieces.
  6. Gently pat the bread down so it is all covered with the egg mixture.
  7. Sprinkle nutmeg to taste on top.
  8. Bake at 350* for 45 minutes to 1 hour in pan of water, until butter knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

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About Nancy's Easy Custardy Bread Pudding

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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