Overnight Eggnog Bread Pudding with Cherry-Bourbon Sauce

Eggnog mixture over bread cubes makes a delicious pudding that's served with cherry sauce - perfect for dessert.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 9 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
loaf (1 lb) French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/4
cup sugar
3/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
4
eggs
1
quart (4 cups) dairy eggnog (do not use canned)
2
tablespoons sugar
1
can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
1/4
cup butter
2
tablespoons bourbon or orange juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place bread cubes in baking dish.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 1/4 cup sugar and nutmeg. Add eggs; beat well with wire whisk. Stir in eggnog. Pour over bread; stir gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover dish; sprinkle top with 2 tablespoons sugar. Place dish in larger baking pan; place in oven. Pour 1/2 inch water into larger pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until lightly browned and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Remove pan from water bath.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, cook pie filling and butter over medium-high heat for about 10 minutes or until butter is melted and filling is bubbly, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in bourbon.
  • 5 To serve, cut bread pudding into squares; place on individual dessert plates. Serve warm with cherry sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    115),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    130mg
    130%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    28g
    28%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    9%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    14%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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