Classic New Orleans Bread Pudding With a Bourbon Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Warren B.

Taken from Emeril Lagasse's show Emeril Live. I've added Chocolate in the place of raisins.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 6-cup (9 1/4 by 5 1/4 by 2 3/4-inch) loaf pan with butter. Whisk the eggs, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and bourbon together in a large mixing bowl until very smooth. Add the half-and-half and mix well. Add the bread and raisins, and let the mixture sit for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Pour mixture into the prepared pan. Bake until the pudding is set in the center, about 55 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes. To serve, cut the pudding into 1-inch thick slices. Lay each slice in the center of each serving plate. Spoon some of the Bourbon Sauce over the pudding. Top with the spiced cream. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and confectioners' sugar.

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