Skip to main content New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Custard Bread Pudding

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars

"Served warm and drizzled with sauce, this dessert has down-home appeal, says Barbara Little of Bedford, Indiana. 'It's a soft custard-like bread pudding.'"
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


1 h 5 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. In a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, sugar, butter and cinnamon. Add the bread cubes and raisins; mix well. Pour into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  2. In a saucepan, combine sugar, flour and water until smooth. Add butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Serve warm or cold over pudding.


Read all reviews 25
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

I have my own bread pudding recipe but I use this custard recipe. It's great!! I think bread pudding is not complete w/o custard and this is the PERFECT custard to fit any bread pudding. Thanks ...

Very good bread pudding! I loved the texture of it. I used 3 big potato rolls (sliced in half & torn into 1/2" pieces) instead of bread slices, omitted the raisins & the sauce, (I used a sherry ...

I found this to be an excellent recipe just as it is. Simple and good. I was lazy, however, and used canned lemon pie filling instead of the sauce and it worked great.

my husband has always said he did not like bread pudding. I made this (without the raisins) and he loved it. I found out that his mother had baked a much drier version and he had stayed away f...

One of the best homemade bread puddings I have made yet! I added a little more cinnamon and when I made the sauce I sauted up an apple then added 1 cup of milk instead of the water. Turned out...

This recipe was perfect for what I wanted. I was looking for a simple, tasty bread pudding like the one my mom used to make. This was easy, I had all the ingredients on hand, and it only took ab...

My husband is always asking me for bread pudding. I found this recipe and gave it a try and he loved it. I wasn't to crazy for the custard part but he ate it for a couple of nights and said it w...

This was a very simple and good bread pudding. I made the sauce and everyone liked it but it was VERY rich so next time i think i will only put about a tsp. or so on each serving. Over all very ...

This review is for the sauce only - I have a recipe for white chocolate bread pudding and needed a good vanilla sauce. I made the one in this recipe and substituted milk for the water, as anothe...