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Bread Pudding

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.
  • Makes
    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


  • In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add the milk, sugar, butter, raisins, vanilla, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Gently stir in bread cubes.
  • Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve warm or cold. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 220 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • potsandmore69
    Jan 18, 2020

    I used fresh homemade bread. WOW So Good!

  • figizf
    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
    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.

  • cruzmarga30
    Apr 1, 2012

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  • vkrice
    Dec 21, 2011

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  • scotttrish
    Dec 20, 2011

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

  • brougher
    Nov 7, 2011

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

  • sooyaree
    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

  • bookwormette
    Sep 26, 2009

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  • gelo
    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