Recipe By Esther Y. Smith
Published Jun 19th
Prep 15m Cook 40m Additional - Ready In 55m
Servings 10 servings Calories 203.4

What to do with some Christmas party leftovers. Cooking times are approximate, so keep an eye on it. This recipe was created after party leftovers yielded a pan of homemade rolls and over a gallon of leftover store-bought eggnog. It made a lovely breakfast paired with a vegetarian sausage.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 cups cubed day-old bread, or as needed to fill a 9x12-inch baking dish
  • 2 apples - peeled, cored, and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 3 cups eggnog
  • 4 eggs

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Generously grease a 9x12-inch baking dish with butter.
  2. 2 Spread bread into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle apple pieces evenly over the bread pieces.
  3. 3 Beat eggnog and eggs together in a bowl; pour over the bread and apples. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  4. 4 Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, remove aluminum foil, and continue baking until browned and somewhat set in the middle, about 10 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 203.4
  • Carbohydrate 21.4 g
  • Cholesterol 125.5 mg
  • Fat 10.5 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Protein 6.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 5.6 g
  • Sodium 181.1 mg
  • Sugar 10 g

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  1. The first time I made it according to directions and it turned out wonderfully. My grandmother who is quite the bread pudding snob even said it was the best she ever tasted. I now have to make it for her every year when I visit for Christmas. I have made it several times now and - Read more ...
  2. Yum! I'll definitely be making this again. I wasn't sure if the apples and eggnog would go together well but I was happily surprised! I did cut down on sugar to about half of what the original recipe said and it was still plenty sweet.
  3. I liked it but it was not sweet enough for my taste. I added freshly grated nutmeg and about 1/2 tsp cinnamon which others suggested. I also added raisins but I did not include apples. I used dinner rolls as the bread and they worked great. Next time I will add about 1/3 C of - Read more ...
  4. I was just okay. It needed some kind of seasoning for flavor.
  5. Thanks to other comments I baked for 40min covered and 10 min uncovered. I also added agave syrup plus cayenne pepper to add sweetness and a nice hint of heat. Made it for brunch. Yum!
  6. Added golden raisins and chopped pecans...yum!
  7. I love the simplicity of this recipe. I doubled the eggnog and eggs as my 10x15 pan was full to the brim with cubed hotdog buns. I did not add apples.
  8. This was a great idea for using up the leftover holiday eggnog. I halved this recipe and baked for the time directed in ramekins that I put in a hot water bath. I liked the flavor but I do think I would skip the apple next time for a more pure eggnog flavor. Flavor did - Read more ...
  9. I adore bread pudding and I love eggnog so why didn't I ever think to combine the two before??? lol This recipe is absolutely delicious! I did add a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg but beyond that I followed the recipe as written and the resulting dish was a huge hit with my family. Next - Read more ...