bread pudding

plural bread puddings

Definition of bread pudding

: 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

First Known Use of bread pudding

1623, in the meaning defined above

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“Bread pudding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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