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Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding With Vanilla Sauce

Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding With Vanilla Sauce

This classic bread pudding recipe is made from just a few simple ingredients and full of homemade flavor. Top it off with a vanilla butter sauce!

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20 min
Prep Time
1 hr 10 min
Total Time



1 (1-pound) loaf (4 cups) French bread, cubed 1 1/2 inches

1/2 cup raisins

2 cups milk

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs, slightly beaten

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 1 1/2-quart casserole; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Place bread cubes onto baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until toasted.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine toasted bread cubes and raisins in prepared casserole; set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine milk and 1/4 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 4-7 minutes or until butter is melted. Cool slightly.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine all remaining pudding ingredients in bowl; mix well. Add milk mixture; mix well.

  6. STEP 6

    Pour milk mixture over bread cubes. Bake 40-45 minutes or until set in center.

  7. STEP 7

    Meanwhile, combine all sauce ingredients except vanilla in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil. Carefully stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla.

  8. STEP 8

    Spoon warm pudding into individual dessert dishes; serve with sauce. Store refrigerated.

Nutrition (1 serving)

460 Calories
23 Fat (g)
115 Cholesterol (mg)
320 Sodium (mg)
59 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
6 Protein (g)
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