Indulge in the delightful flavors of our mouthwatering bread pudding cooked to perfection in a casserole dish, topped with a luscious homemade vanilla sauce. A comforting dessert that will satisfy your cravings!
Are you ready to treat yourself to a truly indulgent dessert? Look no further than our delectable Bread Pudding in Casserole, served with a rich and velvety Homemade Vanilla Sauce. This classic comfort dessert is a perfect way to round off any meal and leave your taste buds dancing with delight.
Bread Pudding in Casserole Recipe
- 6 cups of stale bread, cubed
- 3 large eggs
- 2 cups of whole milk
- 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
- A pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup of raisins or dried cranberries (optional)
- Butter for greasing the casserole dish
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and generously grease a casserole dish with butter.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt until well combined.
- Gently fold in the cubed bread, ensuring that all the bread is coated with the custard mixture. Add raisins or dried cranberries if desired.
- Let the mixture sit for about 15-20 minutes, allowing the bread to soak up the custard.
- Transfer the bread mixture into the greased casserole dish, spreading it out evenly.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the pudding is set in the center.
- Once baked, remove from the oven and let it cool slightly before serving.
Homemade Vanilla Sauce
- 1 cup of heavy cream
- 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
- 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds scraped out (or 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract)
- In a saucepan, combine the heavy cream, granulated sugar, and vanilla bean seeds (or vanilla extract).
- Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly until it starts to simmer. Do not let it boil.
- Once simmering, remove from the heat and let it cool slightly. The sauce will thicken as it cools.
- If using a vanilla bean, remove the pod before serving.
- Drizzle the warm vanilla sauce over slices of the bread pudding before serving.
Serve and Enjoy: Cut the warm bread pudding into generous slices and serve with a generous drizzle of the homemade vanilla sauce. Each bite is a heavenly combination of tender bread, aromatic spices, and the creamy sweetness of the vanilla sauce. This dessert is a true crowd-pleaser and will have everyone asking for seconds!
Indulge in the ultimate comfort dessert with our Bread Pudding in Casserole, and elevate the experience with our sumptuous Homemade Vanilla Sauce. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply satisfying your sweet tooth, this delightful treat is sure to leave a lasting impression. Enjoy every spoonful!
Nutritional Information Bread Pudding in Casserole (per serving, including vanilla sauce):
Please note that nutritional values can vary based on specific ingredients and portion sizes. The following values are approximate and should be used as a general guideline.
- Calories: Approximately 350 kcal
- Total Fat: 18g
- Saturated Fat: 10g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 130mg
- Sodium: 250mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 42g
- Dietary Fiber: 2g
- Sugars: 26g
- Protein: 8g
Homemade Vanilla Sauce (per serving):
- Calories: Approximately 150 kcal
- Total Fat: 15g
- Saturated Fat: 9g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 55mg
- Sodium: 15mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 4g
- Dietary Fiber: 0g
- Sugars: 4g
- Protein: 1g
Please keep in mind that these values are estimates and can vary based on factors such as ingredient brands, portion sizes, and specific preparation methods. If you require more precise nutritional information, consider using a nutritional calculator or consulting with a registered dietitian. Enjoy your delicious bread pudding with vanilla sauce in moderation as part of a balanced diet.