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Bread Pudding

This old-fashioned bread pudding is a classic treat. Cubed bread is soaked in milk and spices before being baked and topped with homemade caramel sauce and fresh whipped cream.
Course Bread, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Bread Pudding, Bread Pudding Recipe
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 357kcal


Bread Pudding:

  • One loaf Italian bread cubed (about 3 cups)
  • 5 eggs
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted

Caramel Sauce:

  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


Bread Pudding:

  • Prepare a 9x13 dish by spraying with nonstick spray
  • Spread the cubed bread in an even layer in the prepared dish.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Pour this mixture over the bread and let it sit for at least 15 minutes.
  • While bread is sitting to soak up the milk mixture preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Drizzle the melted butter over the top of the casserole.
  • Place the dish in the oven and bake for 45-50 minutes or until the top is set.

Caramel Sauce:

  • Mix the sugar, milk, butter, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Cook for about 5-7 minutes whisking intermittently as it thickens.
  • Add the vanilla and cook another minute.
  • Remove from heat and cool slightly.


Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 132mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 197mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 732IU | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 1mg