A Delicious Winter-Time Recipe: Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

Happy New Year & we hope you’re all staying warm this winter. This recipe is DELICIOUS & perfect for chasing away the winter-time chill; it’s warm, gooey, & as comforting as any dish could be. We hope you enjoy it!

Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

Yield: 10-13


  • Plain bread of any kind – enough to fill a 9x13 pan about 2/3 full (we typically use left-over biscuits, croissants, or French bread, anything will work as long as it has a mild flavor that wont disrupt the sweetness of the recipe- so no rye or pickle-loaf! :)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 10 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 heaping tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups milk
  • Bourbon Sauce
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp bourbon


  1. Tear bread into small pieces & place in bottom of greased 9x13 pan.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients & pour evenly over bread. 
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes.
  4. Cut into pieces and pour sauce over top.
  5. Prepare Bourbon Sauce
  6. Melt butter in saucepan. 
  7. Once melted, add sugar and water. 
  8. Stir thoroughly & add egg yolk. 
  9. Allow to simmer/boil for 5 minutes. 
  10. Remove from heat & add bourbon. 
  11. Pour over top of bread pudding or serve on the side.
Recipes from the Mauger Estate Bed & Breakfast, Albuquerque