Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding is the PERFECT old fashioned dessert for the holidays made with day old bread, half and half, sugar, and vanilla, and only takes 45 minutes to bake!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bread pudding
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
resting time 1 hour
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 260 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter more for greasing pan
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins optional
  • 4 large eggs beaten
  • 6 cups day old bread cut into 2 inch cubes
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8x8 baking pan with butter and in a large bowl whisk the half and half, vanilla, sugar, salt, raisins (optional) and eggs together. 

  2. Add in the bread until well combined then put into the 8x8 pan, letting sit for at least an 60 minutes before baking for 40-45 minutes before serving warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Bread Pudding
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 225mg 9%
Potassium 208mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 12g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 6.7%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 10.9%
Iron 9.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.