Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Enjoy this delicious bread pudding served with whiskey sauce – a flavorful dessert.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 17
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Bread Pudding

4
large whole eggs
1
large egg yolk
3/4
cup sugar
2 1/2
cups milk
2 1/2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
1
tablespoon vanilla
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
12
oz French or other firm bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices, then cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (10 cups)
1/2
cup raisins, if desired
2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Whiskey Sauce

1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
tablespoons water
1
large egg
1
cup sugar
2
tablespoons whiskey or bourbon or 1 teaspoon brandy extract
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch glass baking dish with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat 4 whole eggs, 1 egg yolk and 3/4 cup sugar with wire whisk until well blended. Beat in milk, whipping cream, vanilla and 1 teaspoon cinnamon until well blended. Stir in 7 cups of the bread pieces and the raisins. Let stand 20 minutes. Pour into baking dish. Lightly press remaining 3 cups bread pieces on top of mixture in baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, stir 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon until well blended. Brush top of bread mixture with melted 2 tablespoons butter; sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar. Bake uncovered 55 to 65 minutes or until top is puffed and light golden brown (center will jiggle slightly). Cool 30 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter over low heat; do not allow to simmer. Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes. Mix water and 1 egg in small bowl; stir into butter until blended. Stir in 1 cup sugar. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and mixture begins to boil; remove from heat. Stir in whiskey. Cool at least 10 minutes before serving.
  • 5 Serve sauce over warm bread pudding. Store remaining dessert and sauce covered in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    500
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    16g,
    16%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    190mg
    190%;
    Sodium
    300mg
    300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    50g
    50%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    36g
    36%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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