New Orleans Bread Pudding
- Pudding Ingredients: • 4 cups (8 slices) cubed white bread • 1/2 cup raisins • 2 cups milk • 1/4 cup butter • 1/2 cup sugar • 2eggs, slightly beaten • 1 tablespoon vanilla • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg Sauce Ingredients: • 1/2 cup butter • 1/2 cup sugar • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream • 1 tablespoon vanilla
Directions for Pudding:
Heat oven to 350°F. Combine bread and raisins in large bowl. Combine milk and 1/4 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat until butter is melted (4 to 7 minutes). Pour milk mixture over bread; let stand 10 minutes.
Stir in all remaining pudding ingredients. Pour into greased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until set in center.
Directions for Sauce:
Combine all sauce ingredients except vanilla in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil (5 to 8 minutes). Stir in vanilla.
To serve, spoon warm pudding into individual dessert dishes; serve with sauce. Store refrigerated.