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)