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Bread And Butter Pudding With Bourbon Sauce

Yield 12 servings


  • 1/2 (16-ounce) loaf French bread, broken into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 1/2 cups milk, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 8 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Bourbon Sauce

How to Make It

  1. Combine bread cubes and 2 cups milk in a large mixing bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Place mixture in a 12- x 8- x 2-inch baking dish; sprinkle with pecans. Pour melted butter over mixture. Toss gently.

  2. Combine remaining milk, eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla, mixing well; pour over bread mixture. Let stand 1 hour.

  3. Place baking dish in a pan of warm water. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm with Bourbon Sauce.

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