Drunken Bread Pudding With Amaretto Sauce

"A good way to use up day old croissants or other bread. This makes a scrumptious almond-flavored dessert."
 
Drunken Bread Pudding With Amaretto Sauce created by Ambervim
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75hrs 45mins
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  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Butter 11x7-inch baking dish.
  • In bowl whisk eggs and yolks, Whisk in granulated sugar and cinnamon until blended.
  • Whisk in half and half, raisins and 2 tablespoons Amaretto until combined and sugar has dissolved.
  • Add bread; stir to coat in egg mixture.
  • Cover; refrigerate for 15 minutes. Stir and refrigerate 15 minutes more.
  • Pour bread and egg mixture into baking dish; Pour any remaining egg mixture over bread.
  • Bake 30 minutes; sprinkle with almonds.
  • Bake 10 to 15 minutes more or until set. (If top is browning too quickly, tent with foil).
  • Cool.
  • Sauce: In pot melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add remaining Amaretto; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Cook 30 seconds, reduce heat to medium.
  • Gradually whisk in powdered sugar until dissolved; remove from heat.
  • Transfer to bowl; cover and cool.
  • Serve bread pudding with sauce and if desired, whipped cream.
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  1. Acceptance
    This looks very similar to one I used to make years ago. I do wish you would consider some corrections though. Time to prepare is a little long at 75 hours. You say 1 cup of sugar, divided, but in the directions it's not that I could find. You also mention raisins in the text but not in the ingredient list. I haven't tasted it yet - getting ready to put it in the oven now though! Can't wait!
     
  2. Ambervim
    There is, finally, a bread pudding I like. Of course, it is the amaretto that does the trick. I had a bunch of Devonshire cream and bread crusts left over from a high tea, so instead of making the sauce for the top, I just added more amaretto and topped with Devonshire cream. I can tell that it would be good with the sauce too. Most bread puddings don't have much flavor to me, they are just a vehicle to carry sugar into the body. This has flavor!
     
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    Drunken Bread Pudding With Amaretto Sauce Created by Ambervim
  4. CountryLady
    Another tasty version of bread pudding. Since I'm cooking for 2 people, I cut the recipe in half; if you do so,be careful of the amounts specified in the directions - the computer doesn't adjust them.
     
  5. Barb G.
    A good way to use up day old croissants or other bread. This makes a scrumptious almond-flavored dessert.
     
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