New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce
- COOK TIME
- 1 Hr 5 Min
You'll feel like you're in the middle of Bourbon Street when you hear the cheers for your New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce. Do it! Make dessert a Mardi Gras!
What You'll Need:
1 quart whole milk
1 loaf French bread, broken into pieces (approximately 9 cups)
3 cups sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 cup raisins
cup (1 stick) butter
1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk (2/3 cup)
1 egg yolk, beaten
2 tablespoons bourbon
What To Do:
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
- Pour milk into a large bowl; add bread, crushing with the back of a spoon, and soak until all milk is absorbed. Add 3 whole eggs, 2 cups sugar, vanilla, and raisins; mix well. Spread mixture evenly into prepared baking dish.
- Bake 40 to 50 minutes, or until firm and golden.
- Before serving, in a medium saucepan, combine the butter, evaporated milk, 1 cup sugar, and egg yolk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for 10 to 15 minutes, or until thickened. Stir in bourbon then serve sauce warm over bread pudding.
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