Bread Pudding With Poor Mans Sauce

“My mother has made this for longest time and it was only after my husband said "I love this!" did I ever get the recipe. I am posting as my old recipe card (in her handwriting) is just about worn out and I don't ever want to lose this recipe.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut or tear bread into 1-2" pieces.
  2. Scald milk (2 minutes in microwave or until film forms on stove top).
  3. Pour milk over bread for 5 minutes.
  4. In separate bowl, mix sugar, beaten eggs butter & vanilla.
  5. Slowly pour over bread/milk mixture and fold lightly.
  6. Stir in raisins.
  7. Pour into greased 2 quart baking dish.
  8. Bake in pan of hot water in 350º oven until firm (approx. 1 hour).
  9. Serve warm with Poor Mans Sauce.
  10. For Sauce:
  11. In medium saucepan on stove top, combine sugar, flour and slowly add water to form a smooth paste.
  12. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until clear and thick.
  13. Stir in butter, vanilla & nutmeg.
  14. Pour over bread pudding and enjoy!

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