Custard Bread Pudding

Custard Bread Pudding


"I received this recipe from my husband's aunt who has been serving this at her restaurant for years. Great for people who don't like bready things, because it has more custard than bread."
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1 h 40 m servings 226 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 226 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 162 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Blend half-and-half, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt in a blender until smooth. Arrange bread in a 9x13-inch baking dish; sprinkle with raisins and cinnamon. Pour egg mixture over bread.
  3. Place baking dish in a large roasting pan; fill roasting pan with boiling water halfway up the sides of the baking dish.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until set, about 1 1/2 hours. Serve warm or cold.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.


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I. Doubled the bread after I read it was really wet. The flavor was great but it was still way to wet for me.

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I love this recipe. I've made it three times and it always comes out so good! Thank you so much for sharing.

This recipe makes the absolute best Bread Pudding on earth! last week we bought a big box of Krispy Cream Donuts, that my friends daughters school was selling as a fund raiser. We are not rea...

Without a doubt, bread pudding is my husband's favorite dessert. We are pretty good foodies and he has eaten bread pudding all over the country and probably in every restaurant in NOLA. I have m...

I made this recipe last night and it is fantastic. More custard than bread pudding but full of yummy old fashioned goodness. I will be making this again and again. Thanks.

OMG…the holy grail of bread pudding!!!! Used leftover challah bread from my bread machine adventures(got so lazy I just let it be a loaf instead of removing and braiding). It was sooo good kind...

I wanted to try a different bread pudding from the one I usually make and decided I would make this for Christmas. I'm not sure that I like so much custard. My mother felt the same way I did, b...

This is in the oven now and omg it smells delish! I followed the directions to a t but I did add some walnuts to give some texture and crunch! This is really good. I've never been a big fan of b...

I have made this several times now. This is exactly like my Dad use to make more than 50 years ago. His recipe too, was in his head - never written down. I tried many other bread pudding reci...

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