Post Blizzard Bread Puddng

Little Pub N’awlins Bread Pudding With Sugared Bourbon Sauce


Hopefully you picked up some bourbon and sugar while you were out stockpiling pre-blizzard bread, milk and eggs. You’ll need it to make the Little Pub N’awlins Bread Pudding With Sugared Bourbon Sauce

Step one:  prepare bread and milk soak

  • 3lbs bread (French, etc) chopped into small pieces
  • Combine into bowl with 1 gallon of milk, let soak
  • Pre-heat oven to 350.

Step two:  prepare the rest of the mixture

While bread is soaking, mix this stuff up in a separate bowl:

  • 20 whole eggs
  • 5 cups of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoon vanilla

Then add all that to the soaking bread. Mix that all up and set aside.

Step three: prepare the pans.

  • find two hotel pans or pyrex baking dishes that fit on top of each other. The pan with mixture should be able to fit over/inside pan containing the water.
  • Add 1/4 inch of water to bottom pan
  • Coat bottom and sides of top pan with butter, then add the bread mixture to the coated pan.
  • Place pan containing the mixture into/over the pan containing the 1/4 inch of water.
  • Place both into oven at 350 for 2-2 1/2 hours until golden brown on top.
  • While that cooks it’s time to…

Step four: prepare the Sugared Bourbon Sauce

  • Ratio of 1 cup sugar to 1 egg (depending on amount you need)
  • Mix together in bowl
  • Place bowl over boiling pot of water to cook. stir regularly.
  • Once uniform consistency is achieved remove from heat.
  • Then add desired bourbon. stir and taste
  • If necessary, add some more bourbon. stir and taste
  • Okay stop, that’s enough bourbon. okay fine, take a small sip/wee dram for yourself.

Step Five: time to eat!

  • Cut warm bread pudding into squares,
  • Drizzle sauce over top and serve.
  • Serves about 30 so invite the neighbors over.