12 to 16 ounces white bread, stale but not hard3/4 cup raisins4 large eggs3/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon salt3 cups whole milkWhipped cream
Directions - Bread Pudding Recipe:
Grease a 2-quart baking dish.
Trim the crust from the bread, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. You should end up with 4 to 5 lightly packed cups of bread cubes. Spread the bread evenly in the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the raisins over the top.
In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Next, whisk in whole milk. Pour the egg-milk mixture over the bread and let stand for 30 minutes. Periodically press down the bread to help it absorb the liquid.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Bake the pudding in a water bath until puffed and firm in the center, about 75 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream.
Recipe yields 6 - 8 servings.