Finished rum raisin bread pudding is topped with powdered sugar in a red baking pan with toffee sauce in the background.
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Run Raisin Bread Pudding with Toffee Sauce

Raisin Bread Pudding is an old Southern staple dessert made with soaked, eggy bread and raisins. This simple bread pudding recipe is perfect for using up stale bread. Soaking raisins in rum extract gives this raisin bread pudding a fun flavor profile to enjoy with toffee sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade ice cream, raisin bread pudding, toffee sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 417 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches


  • 4 cups milk
  • 6 cups stale bread cubed
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter cubed

Soaked Raisins

  • 1 Tablespoon rum extract
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • ¼ cup warm water

Toffee Sauce

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cream


Soaked Raisins

  1. In a small bowl combine ingredients for soaked raisins and let sit for 30 minutes or until raisins are plump. Drain liquid.

Bread Pudding

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together all the bread pudding ingredients except bread and butter, making sure that the eggs are well whisked. Add bread.
  2. Add raisins to the pudding mix and mix together.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit in fridge for 6-8 hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 pan. Pour bread pudding into pan and top with cubed butter.
  5. Cover pudding with aluminum foil and bake in oven for about 40 minutes or until the pudding is set and firm.
  6. Top with toffee sauce and serve with ice cream.

Toffee Sauce

  1. In a small sauce pot combine water and brown sugar. Bring to a boil, until sugar is completely melted.

  2. Carefully whisk in cream and butter, making sure that butter is completely melted in the sauce.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the time to allow the bread to soak needs to be taken into account of total prep time, 6-8 hours.

Nutrition Facts
Run Raisin Bread Pudding with Toffee Sauce
Amount Per Serving (12 each)
Calories 417 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Potassium 222mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 54g 18%
Sugars 48g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 15.9%
Vitamin C 0.5%
Calcium 14.3%
Iron 3.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.