Brioche Bread Pudding With Vanilla Custard
This brioche bread pudding features vanilla custard, brioche, and sweet spices. Give this simple bread pudding recipe with brioche a try.
- Serves: 8 persons
- 2cups scalded milk
- ¼cup butter, cubed
- 2eggs, lightly beaten
- ½cup granulated sugar
- 1teaspoon vanilla extract
- Optional: 1 teaspoon brandy
- Optional: 1 teaspoon lemon, or orange zest
- ¾teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼teaspoon grated nutmeg
- 5cups day-old brioche, cubed or torn
- ½cup raisins
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly grease an 11 x 7-inch pan and set it aside.
Step 3Stir the butter into the hot milk until it has melted. Add 1/4 cup of the buttermilk mixture to the eggs and whisk them until the mixture is well blended.
Step 4Add the warmed egg mixture back into the hot milk and whisk in the sugar, vanilla, brandy, citrus zest, and spices until the mixture is smooth.
Step 5Toss the custard with the bread and raisins.
Step 6Spread the bread and custard into the prepared dish and bake it for 40 minutes, until the top is browned and a knife inserted 1 inch from the edge comes out clean. Serve it warm with whipped cream or creme Anglaise.