Recipes and Cooking Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on July 29, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 35 mins Cool Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 50 mins Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 9 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 5 cup French bread cubes (1/2-inch cubes) ½ cup raisins, dried cherries, or dried cranberries ½ cup chopped pecans, toasted ⅓ cup flaked coconut, toasted 2 ¼ cup milk ½ cup sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten ¼ cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon vanilla ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 recipe Whiskey Sauce (optional) Whiskey Sauce ½ 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk (2/3 cup) 1 5 ounce can evaporated milk 3 egg yolks 3 tablespoon whiskey Directions Preheat oven to 300°F. Arrange bread cubes in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once. Increase oven temperature to 350°F. Place bread cubes in an ungreased 2-quart square baking dish. Sprinkle raisins, pecans, and coconut over bread cubes; set aside. In a large bowl whisk together milk, sugar, eggs, butter, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour egg mixture over bread mixture. Use the back of a large spoon to gently push down on the bread cubes, making sure the bread absorbs the egg mixture. Bake about 50 minutes or until top is evenly puffed. Cool on a wire rack for 30 to 45 minutes. Serve warm. If desired, serve with Whiskey Sauce. Whiskey Sauce In a medium saucepan combine sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, and egg yolks. Whisk mixture over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened and just begins to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in whiskey. Cover and keep warm. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 268 Calories 14g Fat 31g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 9 Calories 268 % Daily Value * Total Fat 14g 18% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 65mg 22% Sodium 196mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 31g 11% Total Sugars 22g Protein 6g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 111.1mg 9% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 228mg 5% Folate, total 28.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.