Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 6 cups soft bread cubed

Topping:

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened

Sauce:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13x9-inch pan and set aside.


In a microwave-safe bowl, add milk and 1/4 cup butter. Heat for 1-2 minutes, or until butter is melted.


In large bowl, mix eggs, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Stir in bread cubes. Stir in milk mixture. 


Pour into prepared pan.


Topping: In a small bowl, add brown sugar and 1/4 cup softened butter. Combine using your fingers. Sprinkle evenly over the top of the bread mixture.


Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean. 


Sauce: Meanwhile, add butter, sugar, egg and vanilla to a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until butter is melted and ingredients are combined. Pour over cooked bread pudding. Serve immediately.


by The Savvy Kitchen
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