Lemon Bread Pudding

Lemon Bread Pudding

"Sweet raisins and a smooth hot lemon sauce make this bread pudding extra special. Even today, I get requests for the recipe from people who tasted this traditional dessert years ago. --Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas"
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1 h 5 m servings
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  1. Toss bread and raisins in an ungreased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. in a saucepan, combine milk, sugar, butter and salt; cook and stir until butter melts. Remove from the heat. Whisk eggs and vanilla in a small bowl; gradually stir in a small amount of the hot mixture. Return all to the pan and mix well. Pour over bread and raisins. Set the dish in a larger baking pan; add 1 in. of hot water. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. For sauce, combine the sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Stir in water until smooth; bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice, peel and butter until butter melts. Serve over warm or cold pudding. Refrigerate any leftovers.

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OMG!!! This was so very good! I had a lemon bread pudding at a B&B but couldn't squeeze the recipe out of the chef. I can't believe I found this! This is so good! My entire family devoured i...

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I really didn't care for this recipe. The sauce is way too sweet and not lemony enough. I doubled the amount of lemon juice and it helped a little. The bread pudding was not that great either. I...

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OMG!!! This was so very good! I had a lemon bread pudding at a B&B but couldn't squeeze the recipe out of the chef. I can't believe I found this! This is so good! My entire family devoured i...

Yummy! I doubled the recipe and used a 2 quart casserole dish, it only required an extra 5 minutes to bake. I did leave out the raisins since I don't care for them. The kids and the hubby gob...

I diverted a lot from this recipe, but there is nothing wrong with doing it as stated. I had purchased a loaf of "Apricot Cheese" bread from a holiday bazaar. Came home and it was dry. I was ...

Very good and easy! I added more lemon zest, and it came out great. Thanks!

Loved the bread pudding. I would cut back some on the milk and the raisins. Pudding would definitely be more solid. Totally delicious. Will use again.

I really didn't care for this recipe. The sauce is way too sweet and not lemony enough. I doubled the amount of lemon juice and it helped a little. The bread pudding was not that great either. I...

The bread pudding recipe is a very basic one, but the lemon sauce is what makes this really special. I used skim milk for the bread pudding, so mine needed to bake for 15 extra minutes, but it ...

Anyone who knows me knows that one of my breakfast indulgences is french toast and since bread pudding is an extension of french toast, I made this for breakfast. This was crazy delicious. For b...

So yummy! I loved it. I added a couple drops of yellow food coloring to the sauce so it would look more lemony.

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