Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce
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Easy Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

This easy challah bread pudding with a bourbon caramel sauce is decadent and delicious.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bread pudding
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 261kcal
Author Rebecca Swanner

Ingredients

Bread Pudding

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 loaf challah bread

Bourbon Caramel Sauce

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp. bourbon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

Bread Pudding

  • Grease 9x13 baking dish
  • Mix eggs, whole milk, heavy cream, sugar, extract, and salt in bowl.
  • Cut bread into 1/2" bites and place in baking dish.
  • Pour egg mixture on top and let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Submerge bread and refrigerate until one hour before ready to cook.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Bake until bread pudding has puffed up and is golden brown, approx 50 minutes.
  • Remove and place on cooling rack. Begin to make Bourbon Caramel Sauce.

Bourbon Caramel Sauce

  • Mix sugar, cinnamon, and salt together in small bowl.
  • Melt butter in saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Add sugar mixture, cream, and bourbon to saucepan, stirring continually.
  • Cook, stirring often, until thickened, about 5-8 minutes.
  • Pour sauce over bread pudding and let cool for 5-10 minutes. Serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 104mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 11% | Calcium: 8% | Iron: 2%