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Raisin Bread Pudding

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
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • Cover and cook on high for 1 hour. Reduce heat to low; cook for 3-4 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 448 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 184mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (42g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein.

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  • Sharon
    Jun 27, 2020

    Cooking directions would not download. Video showed Salisbury steak! Went to another website

  • BradleyMac
    Mar 19, 2020

    Superb Bread Pudding. Will make over

  • Mouse_Nibbles
    Mar 7, 2019

    Everyone I've made this for loves this!!! --and I always serve it warm!

  • Cocowood
    Jan 15, 2019

    OMG!! I just fixed this for my husband and I and got rave reviews from him. His mother use to make the best bread pudding but this is........ I baked it in the oven at 350 for an hour and it was perfect!

  • sstetzel
    Oct 30, 2018

    This was fantastic. I used apple fritter bread and served with vanilla ice cream. Be sure to temp check near the top of the pudding, that will ensure the custard is cooked through to the top.

  • amehart
    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
    Jul 20, 2015

    This is a favorite, we love this recipe.

  • Believeitornot
    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
    Jan 17, 2015

    wonder how this would taste with dried cranberries. yummo

  • duckmichelle
    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?