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Southern Bread Pudding

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"The simplicity of this bread pudding is what makes it so delicious. It's a classic custard dessert passed down through generations."
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1 h 20 m servings 296
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch pudding)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Butter a 9-inch square baking dish.
  2. Spread half of the bread in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Top with raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, and remaining bread. Sprinkle with more cinnamon and nutmeg and drizzle with melted butter.
  3. Combine half-and-half, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and salt in a large bowl until well mixed and pour over bread. Press down on the bread with a fork to make sure it is saturated with the custard.
  4. Place the baking dish in a large pan of boiling water and bake in the preheated oven until the center is set, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 296 calories; 12.6 40.8 6.1 112 215 Full nutrition

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I accidentally used heavy cream instead of half and half (a delightful mistake), and added a teaspoon of bourbon along with the vanilla. I so wish I'd taken a photo of my neighbor's first bite!...

This makes a good, basic bread pudding. I mixed all the ingredients, with the exception of the bread cubes, for even distribution. I then added the bread cubes and mixed so the bread would be ...

I added a bit more cinnamon because I love cinnamon. Very easy recipe