Sweet bread pudding is definitely a stunning dish. Kids and even adults love to indulge into its richness after a delicious meal. This is a great dish that will make you want to close your eyes and taste the blend of sugar, cream and tasty bread. It will dress regular day-old bread making it an extra special treat.
If you want to make your own bread pudding at home, you need to prepare ingredients such as 10-12 cups of bread, sweet rolls that are torn into bite-sized pieces, 5 cups of whole milk, 6 eggs, 1 cup of granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1/8 teaspoon salt. For the equipment, you need a baking dish.
The first step is to butter inside the baking dish and arrange the torn bread pieces inside it. If you want to use nuts, fruits and raisins, sprinkle them over the bread to distribute them evenly. Whisk all together the eggs, milk, vanilla, sugar, salt, cinnamon and other extra flavoring ingredients that you want to use. Pour the milk mixture over the pudding and make sure it gets into the nooks and crannies. Then cover the casserole and place it in the refrigerator for an hour or overnight in order for the custard to fully absorb.
After that, preheat the oven to 325 degrees with rack placed in the middle of the oven. Then, set the pudding on the counter while pre-heating the oven to take some of the chill. Sprinkle the toppings all over the pudding and bake it uncovered for around 45-55 minutes. After which, the pudding is done if the toothpick you inserted in the middle of it comes clean and the tips appear toasty. Let the baked pudding rest for about ten minutes before serving it. If there are leftovers, they can be kept in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Making pudding is easy, and you can have this dish served breakfast, lunch, snack time and even dinner.