Bread Pudding With Whiskey Sauce and Raisins


4 beaten eggs
2 and 1/4 cups of milk
1/2 cup of sugar
1 tbs pure vanilla extract
1 tsp finely shredded orange peel
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
4 cups dried bread cubes (to dry bread cubes place in a 350 degree oven and bake for 15 minutes)
1/3 cup raisins and or dried cranberries

This is one of our favorite recipes. A great dessert for a family gathering. If you have kids or don’t use alcohol stay away from the whiskey sauce, it has quite a punch!


  • In a bowl beat together eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, orange peel and cinnamon.
  • In an un-greased  2 quart square baking dish, toss together the bread cubes and dried fruit.
  • Pour egg mixture evenly over evenly over bread mixture.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool slightly and serve warm with Whiskey sauce.

Whiskey Sauce:


  • 1/4 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 beaten egg yolk
  • 2 tbs water
  • 2 tbs of bourbon ( more to taste if desired)


  • In a small sauce pan melt the butter. Stir in the sugar, egg yolk, and water.
  • Cook and constantly stir the mixture of medium-low heat for 5 or 6 minutes or until sugar dissolves and mixture boils.
  • Remove from heat and stir in bourbon. Serve warm drizzled over the bread pudding.
  • Serves 6-8.




10 min


50 min


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