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Bread Pudding Pie

This unique dessert is a bread pudding-pie combo. It was created by my paternal grandmother's family. They had a farm and made their own bread, which made this a low-cost dessert. — Kelly Barnes, Lexington, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for single-crust pie
  • 1 cup cubed bread
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons butter

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°. On a floured surface, roll dough to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Trim and flute edge. Arrange bread in bottom of pie crust. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla; pour over bread. Sprinkle with nutmeg and dot with butter. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven setting to 350°.
  • Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 45-50 minutes longer. Cover edges with foil during the last 15 minutes to prevent overbrowning if necessary. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches): Combine 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp. salt; cut in 1/2 cup cold butter until crumbly. Gradually add 3-5 Tbsp. ice water, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 314 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • Jellybug
    Aug 13, 2020

    The pie was amazing, definitely will make again

  • K
    Jul 11, 2020

    This was delicious! Love bread pudding, love pie -- why not bread pudding with pie crust? I also made my mother's Bon Ton Sauce (her version of whiskey butter sauce) which she always served with bread pudding. So, we had your pie with whiskey sauce and it's a keeper.

  • JGa2595176
    May 20, 2020

    Flavor was outstanding. Whole family loved it. Will be adding to our breakfast/brunch rotation!