Custard Bread Pudding

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Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

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An old-fashioned custard bread pudding that men always praise


  • 2⅔ c. milk
  • ¼ c. butter
  • 3 eggs


  • Scald milk; add butter and cool.
  • Add 3 egg yolks and 1 egg white to ½ c. sugar; beat to mix well. Add cooled milk, 1 tsp. vanilla, and salt
  • Place bread cubes in buttered 1½-qt. casserole. Pour egg-milk mixture over bread. Sprinkle nutmeg on top.
  • Set casserole in a pan containing at least 2" warm water. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 45 to 60 min