bread pudding

noun

plural bread puddings
: a dish consisting of bread pieces soaked in a mixture of eggs, milk, and usually sugar and spices and then baked
This easy-to-prepare bread pudding makes dessert out of ingredients you probably already have in the house.Joanne Lamb Hayes
Vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg star in this classic bread pudding recipe made with eggy challah bread.Frances Janisch
Now Savoy regulars have been nudging Susan to bring back her panettone bread pudding, created for New Year's Eve when she was Le Madri's pastry chef.Richard Sax
Modern bread puddings tend to be more custard than casserole, with the creamy factor playing a bigger role in the recipe's texture.Wynnie Stein
I'm not wild about stuffing, but I love bread pudding and often make savory versions to serve with roasted birds.Ann Lovejoy

Examples of bread pudding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From biscuits and chorizo-thyme gravy ($16) to tres leches bread pudding ($12), there are plenty of opportunities for curious diners to experiment. The Indianapolis Star, 20 Mar. 2024 Sweet treats for Imbolc include rosemary oat cake, rosemary and lemon curd tarts, blackberry scones, bread pudding, chamomile and lemon custard tarts and jam tarts. Jenna Prestininzi, Detroit Free Press, 26 Jan. 2024 And don’t miss the challah bread pudding studded with pecans, our state nut. Kayla Stewart, Bon Appétit, 23 Feb. 2024 Don’t miss the coconut plantain bread pudding with roasted chili pineapple and rum cream sauce. Anna Haines, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 On the dessert menu, find waffles, housemade gelato and seasonal bread puddings. The Arizona Republic, 15 Mar. 2024 Grindstone Charley’s $45 meal-for-two includes bread pudding. The Indianapolis Star, 23 Jan. 2024 And the cheddar bread pudding with bourbon caramel for dessert. Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star, 19 Jan. 2024 These chips would blow you away in a big ole skillet cookie, or perhaps a warm chocolate bread pudding. Sam Stone, Bon Appétit, 6 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1623, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bread pudding was in 1623

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“Bread pudding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bread%20pudding. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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