Bread Pudding W/ Whiskey Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 pan
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • For the pudding
  • 1
    small loaf French bread
  • 2
    cups milk
  • 12
    cup dates, chopped
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 14
    cup butter
  • 1
    tablespoon vanilla
  • 2
    teaspoons cinnamon
  • For the sauce
  • 14
    cup butter, melted
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 2
    tablespoons water
  • 2
    tablespoons whiskey (I prefer Jack Daniel's)
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the pudding:.
  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Tear the french bread into small pieces, a little bigger than a quarter, into a large bowl.
  • Combine the chopped dates & the milk with the bread & let stand for 15 minutes, stirring often.
  • Beat together the remaining ingredients until well blended & gently stir into the bread mixture, until well blended.
  • Put into a lightly greased 9 X 9 pan.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes or until a knife, inserted into the center, comes out clean.
  • For the whiskey sauce:.
  • Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
  • Stir in the sugar, egg yolk & water.
  • Stir constantly on medium heat until sugar is dissolved & sauce has thickened.
  • Remove from heat & stir in the whiskey.
  • ENJOY!
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