Bread Pudding With Whiskey Sauce
|French bread loaf||1⁄2|
|Milk||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Chopped pitted dates/Chopped raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Slightly beaten eggs||3|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted|
|Ground cinnamon||2 Teaspoon|
|Whiskey sauce||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Tear bread into small pieces. (You should have 4 cups.)
Combine bread, milk, and dates.
Let stand 15 minutes or till bread is softened, stirring often.
Beat together eggs, sugar, melted butter, vanilla, and cinnamon.
Stir into bread mixture till blended.
Turn into a greased 8x8x2 inch baking dish.
Bake in a 350Â° oven for 40 to 50 minutes or till a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Serve warm with Whiskey Sauce.
Garnish with apple chunks and sweet woodruff or mint leaves, if desired.
Makes 9 servings.
Whiskey Sauce: In a small saucepan melt 1/4 cup butter or margarine.
Stir in 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg yolk, and 2 tablespoons water.
Cook and stir over medium low heat for 5 to 6 minutes or till sugar dissolves and mixture thickens.
Remove from heat and stir in 2 tablespoons bourbon.