Recipe courtesy of Rhea P Smith

Southern Bread Pudding

  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 45 min
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
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2 cans evaporated milk

4 loaves French bread, cubed

1 quart heavy cream

8 ounces unsalted butter, melted

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

6 eggs, lightly beaten

6 Granny Smith apples, cored and cubed, skin intact

1 cup golden raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Warm evaporated milk in a large saucepan over low heat. Add bread and soak for 2 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine heavy cream, melted butter, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla with eggs in a large bowl. Lightly beat all ingredients together. Add bread, apples and raisins and mix together gently.
  4. Grease a large deep baking dish. Pour bread mixture into dish. Bake for 45 minutes or until browned.
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