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Time for a classic southern dessert.  Bread Pudding.  This tasty treat has been served for hundreds of years.  It must be good!  This recipe has a flavorful twist adding the warm whiskey sauce over the top.  This dish makes the perfect end to a classsic southern or even cajun dinner.  If you haven’t had bread pudding or haven’t had it in a while, give this one a try.  You will not be disappointed!

Whiskey Bread Pudding

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup, plus 2 tablespoons sugar, plus extra for spooning in the base of the ramekins
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 6 ounces day-old French bread, torn into bite-size pieces
  • warm whiskey sauce (recipe follows)

Directions:

Melt the butter, whisk in the milk, egg,  sugar and vanilla.  Stir in the raisins, almonds and bread.  Set aside until bread is well-soaked.  30 – 45 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Butter and flour 4 (6-ounce) ramekins and sprinkle sugar into the bottom of each.  Fill the ramekins with the pudding.  Bake in a hot water bath until set, about 45 minutes.

Invert and serve with the warm sauce poured over the top.  Optional al a mode.  Serves 4.

Whiskey Sauce

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  •  1 stick of butter (1/2  cup)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons Bourbon Whiskey

Directions:

Over a double boiler, whisk together the sugar and butter until melted.  Add the egg and whiskey and continue to whisk until thickened.  Makes about 1 cup of sauce.

Enjoy!

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Categories : Drinks and Desserts

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