Simply the Best Bread Pudding

Recipe by DangerBun
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb loaf day-old challah, cubed (Jewish egg bread)
  • 8
    large eggs
  • 3 12
    cups whole milk
  • 1 12
    cups whipping cream
  • 2
    cups sugar (white, brown, or a combination)
  • 1
    tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 18
    teaspoon nutmeg (preferably fresh ground)
  • 1
    cup raisins or 1 cup dried cherries

DIRECTIONS

  • Butter a 13 x 9 x 2 dish.
  • In a separate bowl, combine all ingredients except bread and raisins/cherries.
  • Mix until eggs are well incorporated.
  • Add bread cubes and raisins/cherries and mix until combined.
  • Pour all into dish.
  • Refrigerate a minimum of 2 hours, up to overnight (longer won't hurt).
  • Bake at 350F for 1 hour, 15 minutes.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature with sweetened real whipped cream.