- 8 cups of stale bread, cubed
- 4 cups of milk
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
- 1/2 cup of raisins (optional)
- 1/4 cup of butter, melted
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Place the cubed bread in a large bowl.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and nutmeg until well combined.
- Pour the milk mixture over the bread and stir until the bread is completely coated. Add the raisins (if using) and stir to distribute evenly.
- Pour the melted butter into a 9×13 inch baking dish.
- Pour the bread mixture into the baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
- Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the pudding is set.
- Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes.
- Serve warm, optionally with a dollop of whipped cream or a drizzle of caramel sauce.
Enjoy your delicious and comforting bread pudding!