Savory Bread Pudding

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Appears in

The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

Leftover Cheese Bread can be used to make a savory bread pudding to serve with a salad for a quick, homey meal. The shape of the loaf and its golden crust make slices of bread that are beautiful when layered, with alternating arcs of crust visible just above the custard.


  • butter for the baking dish
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup


Preheat the oven to 325°F and butter a baking dish, such as a glass pie plate or a small baking dish about 6 by 9 inches. Lightly beat the egg and egg yolk together; then gradually add the milk. Season with a pinch of salt and a few grinds of pepper. Arrange the slices of bread in over