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Custard Bread Pudding Recipe

This oven-baked Custard Bread Pudding Recipe is rich, velvety, and can be made with or without raisins. It is an old-fashioned bread pudding recipe with an Italian bread base that is perfect for brunch or a dessert.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bread Pudding, Classic Bread Pudding, Custard bread pudding
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 416cal
Author: Amy Desrosiers
Cost: $4


  • 9 x 13 casserole dish
  • oven
  • immersion blender


  • 1 lb Italian Bread pulled apart into small pieces
  • 5 eggs slightly beaten
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar


  • 1 1/2 tbsps. whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit.  
  • Spray a 9 x 13 casserole dish with nonstick spray. 
  • Pull apart your bread into smaller chunks and add them to the casserole dish.  
  • Using an immersion blender, lightly blend the eggs, milk, extract, sugar and spices.  
  • Add the custard to the bread and use a spoon to mix all the bread with custard. 
  •  Allow the bread to soak up the custard for at least 5 minutes before baking. 
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes. The center of the bread pudding should be springy. Use a toothpick to make sure it comes out clean when inserted. 
  • Allow pudding to sit for 10 minutes before icing.
  • For icing, mix the milk, powdered sugar, and 1 tsp of vanilla extract until thick and creamy. 
  • Pour over the bread pudding and enjoy warm.   



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 416cal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 215mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 231IU | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg