Fantastic Caramel Bread Pudding

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

One of my family's favorite bread pudding, the caramel topping is what *makes* this!

Top Review by Hollie Bean

I needed a bread pudding recipe and Kittencal has been a go-to gal for me several times. However, I was surprised that I was not wowed by this recipe. I do think it's tasty but for me, it needed more -- cinnamon or coconut or chocolate or some other kind of flavoring or add-in. This is the first bread pudding I've seen that is very light in color. The texture was very nice though. Regarding the sauce, the directions were not specific so I guessed on what heat to cook the sauce. It was a bit grainy for me, especially after it had cooled. I had made a different caramel sauce for something else and it turned out better. All-in-all, it was tasty but I'll try some other recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a 2-qt baking dish.
  3. Trim the crust off of bread, and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  4. Scatter bread crumbs into baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle the raisins over bread cubes.
  6. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, vanilla and milk.
  7. Pour the mixture over the bread cubes.
  8. Pressing the bread down with a spatula to help absorb the liquid.
  9. Let sit for 30 minutes.
  10. Place the baking dish with the pudding mix, into a larger pan.
  11. Pour water 2/3 of the way up the outside dish to make a water bath.
  12. Bake for 1-1/4 hours, until puffed and firm.
  13. FOR CARAMEL SAUCE: Melt butter in a small saucepan.
  14. Then whisk in the 1/2 cup brown sugar, then stir for 3-5 minutes.
  15. Add in the heavy cream, and continue to stir for 2 mins more.
  16. Top sauce onto bread pudding.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a