Bread Pudding Recipe | PBS Food

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  • 3 1/2 bags (8 rolls/bag) large white dinner or Kaiser rolls buns or Croissants
  • 4 quarts whipping cream
  • one half of a 15 oz. box or raisins
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs 3/4 cups vanilla
  • 1 1/2 lbs. butter
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup bourbon
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla


  1. Preheat over to 325˚F.
  2. Spray pan with baking spray.
  3. Tear rolls into 2” pieces and add to pan.
  4. Mix cream and vanilla and then add eggs, sugar and raisins.
  5. Pour mixture into pan and cover with foil.
  6. Bake at 325˚F until firm, about 2 hours.
  7. Remove foil and allow to brown. Remove from oven and cool to set.
  8. Microwave individual pieces at serving time.
  9. For sauce: Microwave butter just until soft. Whip the butter until light and fluffy.
  10. Add sugar and whip again. Add vanilla and whip again, scraping the bowl sides.
  11. Add the bourbon, a little at a time.
  12. To serve, put a scoop on top of each individual serving and microwave 1 1/2 minute per slice.
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