Moist and Light Homemade Bread Pudding

Tasty and Moist Bread Pudding
Tasty and Moist Bread Pudding

The Best Bread Pudding

This recipe is one that I make every New Years and is enjoyed by everyone including young children. It can be served with a dollop of whipped cream on top or a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side. This is a recipe that you will want add to your recipe box for sure.

Ingredients

1 loaf of day-old french bread (16oz.). Cubed

2 (12 oz.) cans of evaporated milk

3/4 cup water

4 eggs (lightly beaten)

3 apples ( peeled, cored, and chopped)

1 1/4 cups raisins

1 1/2 cups sugar

4 tablespoons vanilla extract

2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine

3/4 cups chopped pecans

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

(Store bought caramel sauce is delicious added after bread pudding is done.)

How to make The Bread Pudding

First preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Take a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish and cost with non-stick cooking spray. Set this dish to the side for the time being.

Next stir the bread cubes, evaporated milk and water in a large bowl. When that is mixed well, stir in the eggs and blend well.

Now is the time to add the apples, raisins, sugar, vanilla and butter. Blend together well. Stir in the pecans.

Pour the mixture into the baking dish and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Bake between 35 to 45 minutes or until bread pudding is set.

Drizzle with the caramel sauce and serve warm,

This recipe yields 12 servings.

 

 

 

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Nayberry 7 years ago from nayphat@yahoo.com

Looks yummy! I'll have to try this.

Tootles!!


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

Hello Nayberry, thanks for reading this recipe. I think you and your family will really like it. Let me know when you've made it.


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G-Ma Johnson 7 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

OMG that looks and sounds wonderful...I am gonna try it...I can taste it already hee hee...Happy New Year...G-Ma :o) hugs


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

Hi G-Ma Johnson, From one grandma to another; "Enjoy it"! You can't buy nothing this good. Have a wonderful New Year's.


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deestew 7 years ago from Kentucky

This does sound good. Bread pudding is one of my favorite desserts but my efforts in the past to make have not been good! Maybe I can finally make good bread pudding with this recipe. Thanks. ;-)


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

deestew, it is one of my favorite also. My father just loved it and my mom would make it as a special Sunday dessert.


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BkCreative 7 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

Like the apple in it - so will try it. A friend made one with peaches and it was delectable!!!! This is a childhood favorite - thanks for the memories!


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

BKCreative, what's so good about apples is that if you want your bread pudding with a little tartness, then use tart apples or sweeter apples if you just want all that sweet goodness, use a sweeter apple. Any way, it's will be delicious.


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moonlake 7 years ago from America

I'll have to make it for my husband. He loves bread pudding and I do make it for him. I don't like it I don't know why it's just one of those things I don't like.

When I make I'll have to taste some maybe your bread pudding will change my mind.


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

Moonlake, I wasn't a fan of bread pudding when I was a little girl, but now, making this one, I devour it. Yes, you should give it a try. Bon Appetit!


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Laila Rajaratnam 7 years ago from India

Laringo..my family loves bread pudding,but I have never tried it with apples and cinnamon..I'm postive this will be a huge hit as my family love apples and cinnamon.thanks for sharing!:)


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

Hello Laila, Let me when you try this recipe, I'm sure you and your family will be delighted. Also thanks for the kind comments on my fan page. Have a wonderful day!


C. C. Riter 7 years ago

I will have to do this pudding soon. Sounds great. Have you ever tried using stale cinnamon rolls instead of bread, or even stale doughnuts for that matter? Works great.

Thanx laringo

C-it's me!


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

No I haven't, but that is so smart, There is nothing worst than a stale cinnamon role or donut. Now I know what to do with them. Thanks for the tips. Anything you can add to a Hub is always a plus as far as I'm concerned.


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Lgali 7 years ago

nice recipe


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The Rope 7 years ago from SE US

i can't wait to try this but my family won't eat the raisens - do you think it will make a difference if I leave it out?


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

No, the bread pudding flavor alone will by not adding the raisins be a problem at all. Go for it!


Anita N 7 years ago

I tried your recipe tonight and it came out really good. I like the apples idea. Sure will make it again.


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laringo 7 years ago from From Berkeley, California. Author

Anita, I'm glad you liked it!

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