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Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce Recipe

Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce Recipe

There's nothing I like better than this comforting bread pudding recipe on a cold, wintry day. The bourbon sauce makes the dessert taste special, but you wouldn't believe how easy it is to prepare—the slow cooker does the most of the work! —Hope Johnson, Youngwood, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4-1/2 cups cubed day-old brioche or egg bread
  • 1-1/4 cups raisins
  • BOURBON SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients; stir in bread and raisins. Transfer to a greased 4-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, heat butter. Stir in sugar and corn syrup; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in bourbon. Serve warm with bread pudding. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 477 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 130 mg cholesterol, 354 mg sodium, 84 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.