Best Ever Bread Pudding

Recipe by grammyof3
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 12 squares




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a 9"x13" glass ovenproof pan with the stale bread cubes (You can leave them out on a tray overnight to air dry).
  • Sprinkle the raisins over the bread, pushing some between the cubles.
  • Drizzle cubes with the melted butter.
  • Using a medium size bowl, mix together the milk, eggs,sugar cinnamon, and vanilla. Pour the mixture over the cubes.
  • Press the cubes down into the mixture;and, let sit for 10 minutes to let the bread absorb some of the liquid.
  • Bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees. Pudding will become quite puffy.
  • Sprinkle with 2 Tablespoons of sugar and return to the oven 5-10 more minutes or until center of the pudding is firm and top is brown.
  • Optional: Top with Lemon Sauce. Recipe #21838 works well.