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Make this classic dessert at home next time the craving strikes! it's easier than you think to create this popular restaurant dessert.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

bake:
50 mins at 350°
prep:
30 mins
Servings:
8
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Bread Pudding

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 1 1/2-quart casserole; set aside. In a large bowl combine bread cubes and raisins.

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  • In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, melted butter, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. Stir into bread mixture. Pour into the prepared casserole.

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  • Bake, uncovered, in the preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until puffed and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool slightly. If desired, serve with warm Butterscotch Sauce.

Pear-Ginger Bread Pudding:

Prepare as above, except substitute snipped dried pears for the raisins. Substitute 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger for the cinnamon and 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel for the nutmeg.

Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding:

Prepare as above except substitute chocolate milk for the milk and semisweet chocolate pieces for the raisins. Omit nutmeg and add 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted. Omit sauce and, if desired, serve with vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition Facts (Bread Pudding)

219 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 73mg; sodium 212mg; potassium 177mg; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 1g; sugar 20g; protein 5g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 340IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 32mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 111mg; iron 1mg.

Butterscotch Sauce

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan combine butter, half-and-half, granulated sugar, and brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened and just comes to a full boil. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm. (Cover and chill any leftovers for up to 3 days. Reheat before serving.)

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Nutrition Facts (Butterscotch Sauce)

154 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 25mg; sodium 66mg; potassium 50mg; carbohydrates 18g; fiber 0g; sugar 18g; protein 0g; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 0mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 20mg; iron 0mg.

Bourbon Sauce

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  • In a saucepan melt margarine or butter. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Stir together egg yolk and water. Add to sugar mixture, stirring constantly. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves and mixture just begins to bubble. Remove from heat. Stir in 2 tablespoons bourbon. Serve warm. Makes about 3/4 cup.

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Reviews

63 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 32
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 6