Nothing can beat the delight of indulging in the rich taste of exotic bread pudding, after a scrumptious lunch. Here are some easy recipes to help you know how to make bread pudding.

How To Make Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is one of the Old English delicacies that every sweet tooth would swear by. The warm whiff of butter and the taste of soft bread melting in your mouth make it an eternal favorite with dessert lovers. The fantastically baked top crust and the mushy within makes every bite of this delectable desert an unforgettable experience. What more, bread pudding is easy to make and can be dished up in no time at all. This divine dessert is an excellent way to use up any leftover bread as well. The rich tradition of bread pudding was handed down by grandmothers, great-aunts and those whose home cooking reached the very soul of the family. Today, it is relished all over the world, with great delight. Nothing beats the joy of having warm bread pudding on a cold or rainy night. With time, the traditional bread pudding has undergone a lot of improvements and today, we have as many varieties of bread pudding as you can think of. Here are some lip-smacking recipes to help you know how to make bread pudding. Try them on.
Easy Bread Pudding Recipes
Bread & Butter Pudding
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 6 slices White Bread
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 cups Hot Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Butter the bread slices evenly and cut them into triangles. Arrange the buttered bread slices in a baking tray, in a layer of two.
  • In a bowl, put hot milk, sugar, eggs and vanilla essence and blend till smooth.
  • Pour this mixture over the bread slices, till they are completely soaked. Sprinkle raisins on top.
  • Place the dish in preheated oven and bake for about forty minutes.
  • Serve hot or cold.
Fruity Bread & Butter Pudding
Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40-50 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 1 Pear, cubed
  • 1 Mango, cubed
  • 6 slices Bread
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • Preheat oven to 180°C
  • Butter the bread and slice it in triangles.
  • Grease the baking dish and put the pear and mango cubes on it.
  • Spread the bread triangles over the fruits, so that they are fully covered and sprinkle raisins on top.
  • Heat milk and sugar in a pan, but do not bring it to a boil.
  • Break eggs into a bowl and beat until smooth.
  • Cool down the milk and whip in the eggs, beating continuously till well mixed. Add vanilla essence and mix.
  • Pour this mixture over the bread and fruits in the baking dish, through a sieve. Bake in the preheated oven for forty minutes.
  • Serve hot or cold.
Cherry, Prunes & Almond Bread Pudding
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
  • 4 slices Bread, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup canned Cherries
  • 1/4 cup Almonds, blanched and sliced
  • 2 fresh Prunes, washed and wiped
  • 1/2 cup Cherry Juice
  • 1 tbsp Brandy
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Cherry Jam
  • 10-12 fresh Cherries
  • 1/4 tsp Almond Essence
  • 3/4 cup Low-fat Cream
  • In a bowl, put the bread pieces and pour brandy on top, along with two tablespoons cherry juice. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, mix egg, cream and sugar. Add canned cherries, prunes, and two tablespoons cherry juice. Mix well.
  • Add brandy-soaked bread, sliced almonds, and cinnamon powder to the mixture.
  • Transfer the mixture into a microwave glass bowl and microwave on high for five minutes.
  • Allow cooling for some time and then turn it out onto a serving dish.
  • For sauce, take fresh cherries, cherry jam, remaining cherry juice, and cook for five minutes.
  • Pour the sauce over the pudding and serve warm.

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