Crock Pot Eggnog Bread Pudding
This Crock Pot Eggnog Bread Pudding is the best bread pudding recipe you could make for your Christmas dinner dessert.
What is bread pudding?
Bread pudding is a bread and custard dessert recipe. Stale or old bread is soaked in an egg base usually mixed with a dairy product like milk or in this case eggnog, sugar, dried fruit and spices.
When the bread pudding ingredients are baked or slow cooked in a crock pot the egg and milk mixture turns into a lovely custard like filling. The top layer of cubed bread will be come a little toasty and the center has a creamy custard like consistancy.
Bread pudding sounds a lot like French Toast doesn’t? The difference is that bread pudding doesn’t have the eggy flavor of french toast and instead of feeling like you are eat breakfast each spoonful of bread pudding is sweet and delicious like you would expect a dessert to be.
What kind of sauce for bread pudding?
This Crock Pot Eggnog Bread Pudding can be served straight from the slow cooker without any added sauce. It tastes delicious just the way it is. But if you feel like you need to pour something over this Eggnog Bread Pudding you could make some rum sauce or homemade whipped cream.
Happy Holidays from Flour On My Face!
- 10 slices day old bread, cubed (I used King’s Hawaiian Sliced Bread)
- 1/2 cup golden raisins
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 2 1/2 cups eggnog
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (I used my homemade vanilla extract)
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg