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Friday, December 26, 2014

New Orleans Bread Pudding



New Orleans Bread Pudding
10 to 12 servings

3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 pounds French or Italian bread
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup cherries
3 large eggs
4 cups whole milk
2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cover with: Southern Whiskey Sauce

Southern Whiskey Sauce 
About 1 1/2 cups

1/2 cup (1 stick) of unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup bourbon or whiskey
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon grated or ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg


Cut a loaf and a half of Italian (or French) bread.



1/2 cup of cherries

cup of raisins and cherries.

Mix the batter - 3 eggs, 4 cups of milk, sugar and vanilla.

Pour mixture on the layered bread.

Let it sit for an hour.

Cover it first.

After an hour - before we put it in the over.

Melt butter for the bourbon sauce.

Bourbon, sugar, water (in shot glass)










4 comments:

  1. Yum. The ones on the plates look the best. We have the same measuring cup.

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    1. Yes! So good! I have to make more - it is easy to make. :)

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  2. Looks delicious...certainly more so than some sort of bread slop I saw the other day! :D

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    1. It was AMAZING! I'm going to make it again. :)

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