Bread Pudding

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    Total Time
    1hr 10mins
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based on 2 ratings

Leftover bread gets a delicious makeover into a comforting, custardy dessert with soaked raisins scattered throughout. We recommend using sweet loaves like brioche or challah for the tastiest results!

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Raisins icon
    60g (about ¼ cup)
  • Orange juice icon
    Orange juice
    36ml (2½ tbsp)
  • Milk icon
    300ml (1¼ cups)
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    300ml (1¼ cups)
  • Vanilla seeds & pod icon
    Vanilla seeds & pod
    about ½ units
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    6 (120g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    200g (about 1 cup)
  • Bread slices icon
    Bread slices
    x 6 (about 240g)


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Water bath
  • kCook icon Medium roasting dish
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 10"

Step preview

  1. Grease a clean loaf pan
  2. Add raisins and orange juice to a clean saucepan
  3. Heat until simmering
  4. Set aside - 15 min
  5. Add milk, heavy cream and vanilla seeds & pod to a clean saucepan
  6. Heat until simmering
  7. Set aside - 15 min
  8. Add egg yolk and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  9. Whisk briefly
  10. Strain cream into mixture
  11. Whisk until combined
  12. Arrange bread slices in the loaf pan
  13. Pour mixture into loaf pan
  14. Set aside - 20 min
  15. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  16. Place in water bath
  17. Bake until golden brown - 30 min, 160°C
  18. Serve
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