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Bread Pudding Recipe

This Bread Pudding Recipe is unique in that it is topped with apples and a caramel sauce. It also has a delicious egg custard that compliments the pudding.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Recipe, Bread Pudding, Custard Ice Cream, Desserts, Recipes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 204kcal
Author Janine Waite



  • 1 qt milk
  • 2 cups 2-day old bread crumbs cut into small squares
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2-4 tbsp butter melted

Cooked Apples

  • 2 Granny Smith apples sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon



  • Slice apples and cook in a saucepan with butter, sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Cook until apples are tender. Take off stove and set aside for later.

Custard for Bread Pudding

  • Start heating oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a 1 ½ qt casserole dish.
  • In a double boiler, heat milk until tiny bubbles appear around the edges of the pan.
  • Remove from heat and stir in bread crumbs and set aside.
  • Break eggs into the casserole dish beating slightly with a fork.
  • Stir in sugar, salt, then milk mixture, nutmeg, vanilla, and butter.
  • Set the casserole dish in baking pan; fill baking with warm water. The water should come up 1" from top of the casserole dish.
  • Place cooked apples on top of the custard bread pudding. Drizzle the sauce over the apples.
  • Bake uncovered, 1 hour 15 minutes or until knife when inserted comes clean.
  • Serve warm or cold. Place a dollop of whip cream or ice cream on top.


Serving: 8servings | Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 263mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 453IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 1mg