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Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8
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What could be better than bread pudding? Only Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce, of course! The classic bread-based dessert is made even tastier with a sweet, delicious and easy-to-make bourbon sauce. Bread pudding lovers everywhere, this one's for you!
Updated Dec 5, 2022

Ingredients

Bread Pudding

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 6 cups dry bread cubes (8 slices)
  • 1/2 cup raisins, if desired

Bourbon Sauce

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons bourbon or 2 teaspoons brandy extract

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk and 1/4 cup butter over medium heat until butter is melted and milk is hot.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, cinnamon, salt and eggs with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in bread cubes and raisins. Stir in milk mixture. Pour into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish or 1 1/2-quart casserole. Place casserole in 13x9-inch pan; pour boiling water into pan until 1 inch deep.
  • 3
    Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted 1 inch from edge of baking dish comes out clean.
  • 4
    In 1-quart heavy saucepan, heat all sauce ingredients to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Serve sauce over warm bread pudding. Store in refrigerator.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Set aside a serving of this mouthwatering Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce so you can enjoy it for tomorrow’s breakfast!
  • tip 2
    To omit the 1/2 cup raisins, substitute 8 slices of cinnamon-raisin bread for the dry bread cubes in this Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce recipe.
  • tip 3
    Try using cubed day-old brioche bread for a delicious alternative to the dry bread cubes.

Nutrition

450 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 56g Total Carbohydrate, 43g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
200
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
13g
65%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
110mg
36%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
43g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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