Basic Bread Pudding & Hard Sauce

Bread Pudding


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes


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Basic Bread Pudding & Hard Sauce


2 Cups Sugar

2 Sticks Softened Butter

2 Cups Milk

5 Large Beaten Eggs

2 Teaspoon Vanilla

1 Teaspoon Nutmeg

3 Cups Cubed Italian Bread

1 Cup Packed Light Brown Sugar

Preheat the oven to 350° F

Mix together sugar, eggs, milk, one stick of butter, vanilla and nutmeg.  Pour over the cubed Italian bread and let sit for 10 minutes.  In a separate bowl, mix and crumble together brown sugar and 1 stick softened butter.  Pour bread mixture into greased deep casserole dish and sprinkle the brown sugar and butter mixture over the top.  Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until set.  Remove from the oven. 

Hard Sauce


1 Cup Sugar

1 Stick Melted Butter

1 Beaten Egg

2 Tablespoons Vanilla

¼ Cup Brandy

Mix together sugar, butter, egg and vanilla in a saucepan over medium heat.  Stir until the sugar is melted.  Add the brandy and continue to stir.  Pour over individual servings of bread pudding.

Can be served warm or cold.  I like it warm!

Optional additions:  1 Cup Chopped Pecans or 1 Cup Raisins


    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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