Best Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce recipe

Best Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

This Best Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce recipe is a classic and comforting dessert that can be served all year round. With creamy and sweet vanilla sauce, this bread pudding will satisfy your cravings and warm your heart. This recipe serves 8, has 350 calories per serving, and is high in carbohydrates but also has protein and calcium.


  • 1 loaf of stale French bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, melted

Vanilla Sauce:

  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  2. Cut the French bread into small cubes and place them in the baking dish.
  3. Whisk the eggs in a large bowl and add the milk, heavy cream, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Whisk together until fully combined.
  4. Slowly pour the egg mixture over the bread cubes in the baking dish, making sure that all the bread is covered. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Pour the melted butter over the bread pudding and bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the pudding is golden brown and cooked through.
  6. To make the vanilla sauce, heat the cream, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir occasionally until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is heated through.
  7. Serve the bread pudding warm, with vanilla sauce drizzled over the top.

Additional Notes:

  • This bread pudding can be made with other types of bread, such as brioche or challah.
  • You can also add raisins, chopped nuts, or chocolate chips into the pudding for extra texture and flavor.
  • Leftover bread pudding can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


  • Calories: 350
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Calcium: 9% DV
  • Serving size: 1/8 of recipe

Preparation Time:

  • 20 minutes

Cooking Time:

  • 45 minutes


  • Dessert


  • American

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