Don's White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Recipe by Charmed
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • (temperature is correct) Spray a casserole dish large enough to hold the bread and egg mixture with non-stick vegetable spray.
  • Being careful not to burn the mixture, heat cream & add chocolate in a double boiler. Stir until melted and remove from the heat.
  • Also in a double boiler, whisk together the milk, sugar, eggs, egg yolks and vanilla and heat until till just warm.
  • Pour this into white chocolate mixture and blend.
  • Place the dry bread in the baking dish & pour half the cream mixture over the bread.
  • Let it absorb for a few minutes & pour remaining cream mixture over the pudding.
  • Cover with foil & bake for 1 hour.
  • Remove foil & bake 15 minutes longer, or until top is golden.
  • To make the sauce.
  • Simmer 2 cups sugar and 1/2 cup water on medium heat, swirling pan NOT stirring for about 15 minutes or until a deep amber color is reached. Watch closely as not to let it burn.
  • Turn off burner and remove from heat and slowly add 1 cup cream while stirring.
  • Add pinch of salt and bourbon and place back on still-warm burner for another minute while stirring.
  • Transfer to a heat-safe dish or bottle and let cool. Store covered in the refrigerator and bring to room temp or heat in a warm water bath before serving. You can also just simply microwave the jar for 30 seconds before each use without affecting the texture or flavor.
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