Homemade Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

I bake my own poppy seed egg bread just to make this pudding but you can certainly use a store-bought loaf. Since bread cubes are hard to measure, I use a kitchen scale to get the exact weight. This pudding is so good, it doesn't need any topping. - Jenny Jones

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Makes: 6 servings

Bread Pudding


  • 6 oz. egg bread cut into 1-inch cubes (about 5 cups)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup + 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups milk (whole milk or low fat)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • a pinch of nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place bread cubes into an eight-inch round baking dish with tall sides.
  3. With an electric mixer, beat eggs & sugar on medium-high speed. Beat until thick & pale, about 5 minutes.
  4. On low speed, stir in milk, vanilla and nutmeg.
  5. Pour mixture over bread and let stand 5 minutes, or longer while the oven heats up. Push bread down a few times with a spoon.
  6. Bake, uncovered, for 40 minutes.

20 Comments on "Bread Pudding"

  1. Tanya

    Can I use regular white bread ?

  2. Jane Goulet

    You are the best Jenny.

  3. "Doc" Khabira

    Loved this one!!
    I added golden raisins and a little rum!

  4. "Doc" Khabira

    Jenny Loved this one!!
    I added golden raisins and a little rum!

  5. Sabrina

    Please, use/give metric system measurements. I don”t use oz, cups…
    At least I could google oz but there a myriad types of cups. Not to mention how wrong is to measure solids with volumetric measures.
    The whole world except US uses the metric system.

  6. Marilyn marilyn

    Can I add Raisins and/or Nuts? Thank You, Love Your Recipes 🙂

  7. Sherry

    Can I use wheat bread?

    • Jenny

      I would not suggest whole wheat bread for bread pudding. It needs a soft bread.

  8. Sherry

    What’s egg bread Jenny?

  9. Sherry

    6oz egg bread???

  10. Terri

    Add some sweet potato or pumpkin…it’s awesome!

  11. Terry

    I will try this with the egg bread I will be getting from the Christmas Bake sale at my Greek Orthodox church. You probably know the Greek bread I am talking about. Bread pudding is the first thing I learned to bake when I was only five years old and we had a wood stove. I can eat the whole thing in one day. Not super healthy , but I only make it once or twice a year. True comfort food.

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