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Bread pudding and Homemade Custard

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Bread pudding and Homemade Custard, the best ever as you make it to your own liking and no nasties included

Recipe for bread pudding

  • 1 loaf (16 slices) white bread with the crusts removed.
  • 500ml full cream milk.
  • 2 tsp sugar, you can use more if you want a sweeter bread pudding.
  • 8 eggs.
  • 3 pieces of cinnamon sticks.
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence.
  • Fine cinnamon for sprinkling over the top of the bread pudding.
  • 3 blobs of butter.
Bread pudding


  1. Lightly grease a dish and set aside.
  2. Break the bread up into pieces and place in the dish.
  3. In another bowl, mix the eggs, the milk, sugar and vanilla essence until the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Pour this mixture over the pieces of bread and press down on the bread so that all the pieces are covered with the egg mixture.
  5. Sprinkled the fine cinnamon over the top, place the cinnamon sticks and blobs of butter on top.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 180degrees till firm which is roughly 30 to 40 minutes, all depending on your oven.

Recipe for homemade custard

  • 3 tbsp. custard powder.
  • 3 tbsp. sugar.
  • 500ml milk.
Bread pudding and homemade custard for dessert2
Homemade Custard


  1. Heat milk 440ml in a saucepan, till it starts to simmer.
  2. While the milk is heating up, in another bowl, mix the 60ml of leftover milk with the custard powder and sugar.
  3. Once the milk on the stove has started to simmer, add the custard powder mixture, stir well and let simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and enjoy hot with bread pudding.

The bread pudding recipe is a family recipe and the custard recipe I got off the back of the custard powder tin.

Source, baked, and posted by: Bobby Swanson

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