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Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

Photo: J. Savage Gibson; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill
Yield 6 to 8 servings
Decadent bread pudding topped with a homemade vanilla cream sauce is the ultimate in comfort-food desserts. For more luscious ways to end a meal, see our complete dessert recipes collection.

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 3/4 cups whipping cream
  • 4 cups cubed French bread
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • Vanilla Sauce

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients; stir in butter and whipping cream. Gently stir in bread and raisins. Pour into a lightly greased 2-quart soufflé or deep baking dish.

  2. Bake at 375° for 50 to 55 minutes, shielding with aluminum foil after 30 minutes to prevent excessive browning. Let pudding stand 10 minutes before serving warm with Vanilla Sauce.