Light Amaretto Bread Pudding

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

This is one of our favorite dinnerparty desserts.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Break up bread into small pieces.
  2. Place in a medium bowl and cover with 1% low-fat milk.
  3. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  4. Grease a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with the butter.
  5. In a small bowl, beat together egg, egg whites, sugar and extracts.
  6. Stir into bread mixture.
  7. Gently fold almonds and raisins, if using, into bread mixture.
  8. Spread bread mixture evenly in baking dish.
  9. Set on middle rack in oven and bake for 1 hour or until lightly golden, cool.
  10. For sauce, stir together butter, buttermilk and sugar over very low heat in a small saucepan.
  11. Continue stirring until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted.
  12. Combine cornstarch with amaretto, stirring until cornstarch is completely dissolved.
  13. Add to butter mixture, increase heat to medium and stir until mixture boils and thickens slightly.
  14. To serve, cut the bread pudding into squares and spoon a scant tablespoon of sauce over each serving.