pidge's bread pudding

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Roda Laser
from Elwood, IN

My dad's mother (nick named Pidge) tweaked bread pudding until she got this recipe the way she wanted it. She never wrote out recipes. She had all her recipes in her head. One of my Aunts finally got this recipe written out because the whole family wanted to make it. This is one of my dad's favorite sweets. He makes it every year for New Year's Eve. It is like a custard bread. It maybe the only bread pudding that you can eat with your hands. :)

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For pidge's bread pudding

  • 1 qt
    milk
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon
  • 9
    eggs
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 1 dash
    salt
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/2
    20oz loaves of dayold bread
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How To Make pidge's bread pudding

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 9x13 pan.
  • 2
    Mix all ingredients, except bread, until well blended.
  • 3
    Tear bread into small pieces and add to mixture. May adjust the amount of bread to have enough to mix into liquid.
  • 4
    Pour into prepared pan and sprinkle top with cinnamon.
  • 5
    Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until center is "set". Cool in pan on cooling rack.
  • 6
    When cooled, cut into squares and serve.

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