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Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Old fashioned bread pudding recipe with homemade caramel sauce and whipped cream.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, caramel, pudding
Servings: 6
Calories: 675kcal


Bread Pudding

  • Cooking Spray
  • 2 cups Whole Milk
  • 1/4 stick Butter
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 7 cups Cubed Bread

Caramel Sauce

  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream Cold
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • tear off a piece of parchment paper long enough so the the bottom and sides of the dish are covered
  • spray with pam spray
  • Take a sharp knife and cut your bread into 1/4 strips
  • Turn the bread and cute the 1/4 Strips again to get cubes
  • Set aside in a large bowl
  • in the small sauce pan, add the milk and butter and put on medium heat until butter is melted
  • in a small bowl, add the eggs, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg together and mix until combined
  • pour egg mixture over the bread
  • pour milk over the bread and mix
  • add to your baking dish
  • bake for 40 minutes
  • pull out and set aside
  • Once cooled, cut into squares and place on plates to serve

Caramel Sauce Instructions

  • On medium heat, combine all ingredients into the sauce pan and mix until combined
  • Continue to mix until ingredients are liquified
  • Pour over already cut squares

Whipped Cream Instructions

  • Using a standing mixer, pour in heavy whipping cream and beat on medium to high speed onto stiff peaks form
  • Add in powder sugar and vanilla, continue to mix until combined
  • Top bread pudding with whipped cream



Calories: 675kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 78g | Vitamin A: 1136IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 2mg