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
  • Servings 12

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.