Sounds familiar to you? For me , this is the first time I make Bread pudding, and in fact I have never try bread pudding before, although I have seen them very often at hotel buffet counters at the Dessert corner. I always wondered what does it taste like and is it good or not.........but never had the urgency to scoop some into my dessert plate and try it *tongue*
What makes me made this ? Well, I think it's because I was browsing my cookbooks and files, and came across this bread pudding recipe that I have collected and kept for so long, but never have the intention to make it. I asked my sister-in-law if she would try my bread pudding if I make one, and her reply was......."erm, I don't really like bread that is soggy and wet".....I totally understand , as I don't too, hehe.
Anyway, my mind was so set to making it that I even brought home the last leftover 4 pieces of bread from the office just so that I have everything that is required in the recipe to make this bread pudding.
I bake this on a Friday night after dinner and wondered if I will test it right away , or maybe kept it for tomorrow's breakfast??
Anyway, here is the recipe for a simple 'Bread Pudding' with 'Vanilla Pudding Sauce'This is the original recipe, as I halve it when I made it.
8 slices of white bread
85gm sultanas (I used raisins instead)
113gm brown sugar
3 cups whole milk
3 large eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 tsp cinnamon powder
1/2 tsp saltbutter , for buttering the bread and greasing the baking dish
- Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celsius.
- Evenly grease an oven proof baking dish.
- Butter each slices of the bread on both sides, then cut each slice into 4 triangle.
- Place a layer of the buttered bread on the bottom of the dish, slightly overlapping each triangle.
- Sprinkle the sultanas (raisins) and brown sugar evenly across the bread for the second layer.
- Continue to layer the bread , the sultanas (raisins) and brown sugar until all the bread are used up.
- Sprinkle the top of the pudding with sultanas (raisins) and sugar
- Beat together the milk, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla extract and salt. Pour the mixture on top of everything. Allow it to stand for 30 minutes so the liquid is fully absorbed.
- Place the baking dish in the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
Vanilla Pudding Sauce
1 cup whole milk
2 Tbsp butter
1/3 cup castor sugar (or brown sugar)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 Tbsp flourDash of salt
Mix everything together and bring to a boil for about 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly. Set aside for 5 minutes, then pour on warm bread pudding and serve hot.
I hope you like it, as I have learn to eat bread pudding now, and kinda like it too. I would agree to what they use to say, 'Bread Pudding' would be perfect to be served when the weather is cold and wet, it's very heart warming........and tummy warming too , hehe :)
Happy Bread Pudding Baking, cheers!