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Bread Pudding Recipe

Bread Pudding Recipe

Back in 13th-century England, bread pudding was called poor man's pudding. Leftover bread was simply soaked in water, then seasoned with sugar and spices. Todays version features eggs, milk and butter.—Evette Rios, Westfield, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:12-16 servings


  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cans (12 ounces each) evaporated milk
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 to 1 cup raisins
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced bread, cubed


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add the milk, sugar, butter, raisins, vanilla, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Gently stir in bread cubes.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm or cold. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 220 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

Reviews for Bread Pudding

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figizf User ID: 8158897 236220
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2015

"This is the best bread pudding I've made. I tried different recipes but keep coming back to make this one."

BooBooMaggie User ID: 6513283 37334
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

"Easy to make. I added some fresh ground nutmeg. It smells wonderful. Taste if great warm or cold. My husband loved it."

scotttrish User ID: 6385065 10927
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"My husband loved it! Said it tasted like his Mom used to make."

brougher User ID: 1445003 42645
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011

"most excellent! I used cinnamon raisin energy bars and it was unbelievably delicious!"

sooyaree User ID: 4255805 201754
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2010

"The bread pudding is marvellous! I made it when my husband's friends came over, and everyone told me it's really good! :D"

gelo User ID: 4299854 10924
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2009

"Changed: used One can Evaporated milk, one can condensed milk, 16 oz of heavy whipping cream.

And only used one cup of sugar.
Use Old day French bread broken in chuncks"

patykak61 User ID: 3899283 42220
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2009

"I'm going to serve this recipe in my restaurant. Thank you"

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