So here is a quick and easy bread pudding recipe for you to try:
1 loaf bread, torn into small pieces
4 c. hot milk
3 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 c. raisins (if desired)
3 tablespoons butter
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In a large mixing bowl, pour hot milk over bread. Blend eggs, sugar, and vanilla. Stir egg mixture into the bread mixture. Add raisins (if using). Mix well.
3. Melt the butter and pour into a 9x13-inch pan. Pour bread mixture over melted butter.
4. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until firm and golden brown. Serve hot or cold, with toppings or without.