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Bread Pudding With Bourbon Sauce

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Bread Pudding With Bourbon Sauce
From Chef Nick:
This is a favorite at our Sunday Brunch.


  • 1 pound French style bread (the firmer the better)
  • 3 1/4 cups milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup raisins (optional)
  • Bourbon Sauce, recipe follows


Tear bread into medium pieces. Add sugar and cinnamon. Mix milk, lightly beaten eggs, and vanilla. Add to bread mixture. Place 1/2 mix in casserole. Layer pecans and raisins, if used. Top with the rest of the mix. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until lightly brown. Serve warm with Bourbon sauce (below).

Bourbon Sauce

    1 cup granulated sugar 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon (or more!) Bourbon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon white corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla
In a sauce pan mix all ingredients. Bring to a boil for 1 minute. Serve warm.

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 5 out of 5
Best Bread Pudding...ever!, Member G_RaRu

Easy to make and gets rave reviews. I substituted Challah bread for the French bread and added extra pecans, (no raisins). Bourbon sauce gives this dessert amazing flavor.

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