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Bread Pudding


From the Louisiana Culinary Institute


1 lb White bread, in thin slices

4 oz Melted butter

1 lb Eggs

8 oz Sugar

½ tsp Salt

½ fl oz Vanilla

2 ½ pt Milk

as needed Cinnamon

as needed Nutmeg


1. Cut each slice of bread in half. Brush both sides of each piece with melted butter.

2. Arrange the bread overlapping in a buttered baking pan, 12 × 20 in.

3. Mix the eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla until thoroughly combined.

4. Gradually stir in the milk.

5. Pour the custard mixture over the bread slices in the pan. Let stand, refrigerated, 1 hour or longer, so the bread absorbs the custard mixture.

6. Sprinkle the top lightly with cinnamon and nutmeg.

7. Set the pan in a larger pan containing about 1 in. hot water.

8. Place in an oven preheated to 350°F. Bake about 1 hour, or until set.

9. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream or light custard sauce, or dusted with confectioner's sugar.

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