You have some day old bread going stale on you. What do you do? Easy many some bread pudding. You do not have any stale bread, this problem can easily be solved by cutting you bread into slices and letting them sit out overnight unwrapped in a bowl to stale or if you are in that much of a hurry dry them out in a low oven about 200ºF/ 95ºC for 10to 15 minutes.
Bread pudding is an egg custard dish with bread soaked in it and baked. Yummy!
Homemade Vanilla Custard can also be called Pastry Cream and sometimes Vanilla Pudding.
This custard is used in various different baked items. Cream puffs, chocolate eclairs, Boston Cream Pie, various pastries and it is just so good by itself as a pudding/custard.
Since this is an egg based product with preservatives it remains perishable even after cooking. So it must be cooked down to refrigerator temperature (under 40ºF/5ºC) with in an hour. And it should not be left out at room temperature for over an hour.