Q&A: Bread Pudding Recipe???

Question by jenaveggie: Bread Pudding Recipe???
I’ve never made before, but I really want to try it. Does anyone have a good bread pudding recipe??

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Answer by wedge_antilles_nrsfc
Bread Pudding
Prep: 30 minutes (includes time to dry bread)
Bake: 40 minutes

4 beaten eggs
2-1/4 cups milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel (optional)
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups dry French bread cubes or regular bread cubes (6 to 7 slices bread)*
1/3 cup dried cherries or cranberries, or raisins
1 recipe Caramel Sauce or Bourbon Sauce (optional)

1. In a large bowl beat together eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, orange peel (if desired), and cinnamon. In an ungreased 2-quart square baking dish toss together bread cubes and dried fruit; pour egg mixture evenly over bread mixture. Press lightly with back of large spoon to moisten all bread.

2. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until puffed and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool slightly. If desired, serve warm with Caramel Sauce or Bourbon Sauce.

3. Makes 8 servings

4. *To dry bread, start with fresh bread cubes; place in a large shallow baking pan and bake in a 350 degree F oven about 10 minutes, stirring twice.

Bourbon Sauce
Start to Finish: 10 minutes

1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg yolk, beaten
2 tablespoons water
1 to 2 tablespoons bourbon

1. In a small saucepan melt the butter. Stir in the sugar, egg yolk, and water. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until sugar dissolves and mixture boils. Remove from heat; stir in bourbon. Serve warm over bread pudding.

2. Makes 2/3 cup sauce

Black Forest Bread Pudding
16 to 20 servings
Prep: 30 minutes
Chill: 2 hours
Bake: 70 minutes
Cool: 45 minutes
Stand: 45 minutes

1/3 cup butter, softened
12 ounces black rye bread, sliced 1/2-inch thick
1 12- or 16-ounce package frozen pitted dark sweet cherries
2 12-ounce package semisweet chocolate pieces
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3-1/4 cups whipping cream
3/4 cup sugar
8 eggs
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
Whipped cream (optional)
Sliced almonds, toasted (optional)

1. Butter a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with some of the butter; spread remaining butter on bread slices. Place bread slices in baking dish, overlapping as necessary to fit. Sprinkle with frozen cherries, half of the chocolate pieces, and the cinnamon. Set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan combine remaining chocolate pieces, 1 cup of the whipping cream, and the sugar; heat and stir just until chocolate is melted. Gradually stir in remaining cream. Beat eggs in a very large bowl; stir in melted chocolate mixture and almond extract. Slowly pour over bread in dish (dish will be very full). Cover and chill 2 hours or overnight.

3. Preheat oven to 325 degree F. Uncover bread pudding and place baking dish on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 70 to 80 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer registers 160 degree F when inserted in the center. Cool on a wire rack at least 45 minutes. Serve warm. If desired, top with whipped cream and/or almonds. Makes 16 to 20 servings.

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3 thoughts on “Q&A: Bread Pudding Recipe???

  1. Bread Pudding p

    * 6 slices day-old bread
    * 2 tablespoons butter, melted
    * 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
    * 4 eggs, beaten
    * 2 cups milk
    * 3/4 cup white sugar
    * 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    2. Break bread into small pieces into an 8 inch square baking pan. Drizzle melted butter or margarine over bread. If desired, sprinkle with raisins.
    3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla. Beat until well mixed. Pour over bread, and lightly push down with a fork until bread is covered and soaking up the egg mixture.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the top springs back when lightly tapped.

  2. i find this a simple and easy recipe

    soak some slices of bread in milk use excess milk if u want the pudding like a custard and use less milk if u want the pudding more firm
    in a blender add the milk bread eggs a little nutmeg or vanilla essence use eggs depending on the amount of bread i use 2 eggs for about 15 slices of bread
    in an aluminum cake mold caramelize some sugar wen it cools a little add in the ingredients of the blender and bake for 30 mins at 180degrees

  3. 1/2 onion, diced fine
    1 ounce unsalted butter
    1/2 teaspoon thyme
    1/2 teaspoon rosemary
    1 (15-ounce) can creamed style sweet corn
    1 cup heavy cream
    2 eggs
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 cup yellow cornmeal, whole grain, stone ground
    1/2 cup shredded Parmesan
    1 teaspoon kosher salt
    Ground black pepper
    2 cups cubed French bread

    Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
    Sweat onions with butter and herbs in an oven safe skillet until translucent.

    Combine corn, cream, eggs, baking powder, cornmeal, Parmesan, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Add cubed bread and fold to combine. Pour batter into skillet, right on top of the onion mixture. Bake 50 minutes, or until set. Cool slightly before serving.

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