Easy Bread Pudding Recipe – Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe

If you’ve been yearning for a recipe for old fashioned bread pudding, this is a delicious raisin bread pudding recipe that will bring back warm memories.

6 slices day old bread

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1/2 cup raisins (optional)

4 eggs, beaten

2 cups milk

3/4 cup white sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease an 8-inch square baking pan.

Break the bread into small pieces and place into the baking pan. In a saucepan, melt the butter, then drizzle over bread cubes. Sprinkle raisins over bread.

In a medium bowl, combine the eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Beat thoroughly. Pour egg mixture over bread. Lightly push bread down with a fork until bread has completely soaked up the egg mixture.

Bake 45 minutes, or until the top springs back when pressed.

=> Best Bread Pudding Recipe: Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding RecipeHoney-bar

Left over doughnuts make a delightfully sweet bread pudding. This recipe has the added pleasure of a butter rum bread pudding sauce recipe.

2 dozen (stale) Krispy Kreme doughnuts or 1 1/2 dozen regular glazed donuts

1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (do not use evaporated milk)

2 (4.5 oz) cans fruit cocktail (do not drain)

2 large eggs, beaten

1 (9 oz.) box golden raisins

Pinch salt

1 or 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Butter Rum Sauce


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease a 13×9-inch glass baking dish.

Cut doughnuts into small cubes and place into prepared baking dish. In a bowl, combine the milk, fruit cocktail, eggs, raisins, salt and cinnamon. Pour mixture over the doughnuts and let this soak for 30 minutes. You can also cover the dish and refrigerate overnight at this stage.

Bake for 60 minutes, or until the center is firm to the touch. Serve bread pudding warm and drizzle the Butter Rum Sauce over each serving.

Butter Rum Sauce

1/2 cup butter

1 (16 oz.) box powdered sugar

Rum (or rum extract) to taste

In a saucepan, over low heat, melt the butter. Slowly stir in the powdered sugar. Add in the rum; heat until bubbly. Pour over bread pudding.

=> Best Bread Pudding Recipe: Double Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe

This is a must have for those times when you have some left over bread and want something a little different – destined to be a favorite.

2 cups chocolate milk

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

2 tablespoons butter

2 egg yolks

1/3 cup sugar

2 egg whites, beaten till stiff peaks form

6 cups day old French bread cubes

Vanilla Sauce


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.

In a heat proof bowl, combine the milk, chocolate chips and butter. Microwave on high for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the milk is steaming hot (not boiling). Stir constantly until the chocolate and butter are melted.

Separate egg whites from yolks and beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; set aside.

In another bowl, combine the egg yolks and sugar; beat well. Gradually beat in the milk mixture. Fold in the egg whites. Stir in the bread cubes and let sit for 60 minutes.

Pour mixture into prepared casserole dish. Bake for 60 minutes, or until top springs back when pressed lightly. Top with vanilla sauce.

Vanilla Sauce

1 tablespoon butter

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups boiling water

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

In a saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Add in the flour and stir constantly until the mixture bubbles. Stir in the water and sugar. Boil until mixture is smooth and completely cooked. Remove from heat. Add in the vanilla. Serve over warm bread pudding.

=> Best Bread Pudding Recipe: Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

Like a warm, cozy afternoon, this apple bread pudding is tasty treat that features a lemon bread pudding sauce recipe that gives this dish a wonderful citrusy touch.

1 1/2 cup bread cubes

1 cup milk

2 eggs, separated

1 tablespoon butter, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon cloves

1 teaspoon lemon or orange rind, grated

1 1/2 cup apples, peeled and chopped


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease a 2-quart baking dish.

In a large saucepan, add bread cubes to milk and cook over low heat for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Separate the egg yolks and whites. To the bread mixture, add in the egg yolks, butter, vanilla, raisins, sugar, cloves, lemon/orange rind and the apples.

Beat egg white until stiff peaks form. Fold into bread mixture. Pour bread mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until top springs back when pressed.

Lemon Sauce

1/3 cup lemon juice

2/3 cup water

1/2 cup sugar

3 tablespoons cornstarch

Yellow food coloring (optional)

In a saucepan, combine the lemon juice, water and sugar. Bring to a boil and stir in the cornstarch. Stir until well blended, add more water if needed. Remove from heat and add yellow food coloring if desired. Serve over warm bread pudding.


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