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Raisin Bread Pudding Recipe

Raisin Bread Pudding Recipe

My sister gave me the recipe for this delicious bread pudding that's dotted with raisins. It's a big hit with everyone who's tried it. A homemade vanilla sauce goes together quickly on the stovetop and is yummy drizzled over warm servings of this old-fashioned-tasting treat. —Sherry Nice McComb, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 8 slices bread, cubed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. Place bread cubes in a greased 3-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, beat eggs and milk; stir in the sugar, butter, raisins and cinnamon. Pour over bread; stir.
  • 2. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour. Reduce heat to low; cook for 3-4 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  • 3. For sauce, melt butter in a small saucepan. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add water, sugar and vanilla. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with warm bread pudding. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 448 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 184mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (42g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein.

Reviews for Raisin Bread Pudding

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amehart User ID: 1464390 241931
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2016

"Excellent recipe and so simple! I used French bread and Craisins and the family loved it. Thank you - this is a keeper!"

jtyler7 User ID: 8194513 229897
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2015

"This is a favorite, we love this recipe."

Believeitornot User ID: 7394421 218105
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2015

"I have also diced up apples with the raisins. With vanilla sauce there isn't much that is better or as easy to make."

Grandmeems User ID: 8125089 218056
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2015

"wonder how this would taste with dried cranberries. yummo"

duckmichelle User ID: 7095674 218008
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2015

"This looks good, just wondering about the bread. Do you use just regular 'wonder bread' type bread or a more homemade type?"

david2anne User ID: 6265643 217963
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2015

"I don't have a slow cooker. Can this be done in the oven?"

staceymurray User ID: 8194501 217874
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2015

"Great dish"

rylan3000 User ID: 7192729 73894
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2014

"Delicious and Easy! Vanilla sauce is to DIE for! Served for a brunch today and people raved!"

kim1026 User ID: 729207 71876
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2010

"This is such a delicious way to use up day old bread from my bread machine! I love it!"

rickube User ID: 4482581 83667
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"we use either craisins or/and dates. we have also used chocolate chips.

We make a lemon sauce which is similar to the vanilla sauce but instead of vanilla it uses up to 5 rablespoons of lemon juice. Yummy"

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 37429
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"Raisin bread pudding tastes so good and is so easy to make, it's a keeper for sure and one my family will ask for many more times. It's going in my recipe box as I absolutely love this recipe."

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