Separate 3 of the eggs. Put the yolks in a bowl with the remaining whole egg and beat together. Add the milk, vanilla, bread crumbs, and 3 oz of the sugar.
Spread the jam evenly across the bottom of a pie dish. Pour the egg mixture into the pan and spread evenly.
Bake in the preheated oven 60 min or until set.
Whip the reserved egg whites until stiff. Slowly add the remaining sugar until it is all mixed inches Pile the meringue on top of the pudding, and bake an additional 15-20 min until the meringue is set and lightly browned.