Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

Ingredients :

  • 4 cups (8 slices) cubed white bread
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla

Directions :

  1. Pudding:
    Heat oven to 350°F.
    Combine bread and raisins in large bowl.
    Combine milk and 1/4 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat until butter is melted (4 to 7 minutes). Pour milk mixture over bread; let stand 10 minutes.
    Stir in all remaining pudding ingredients.
    Pour into greased 1 1/2-quart casserole.
    Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until set in center.
    Combine all sauce ingredients except vanilla in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil (5 to 8 minutes).
    Take off the heat and stir in vanilla.
    To serve, spoon warm pudding into individual dessert dishes; serve with sauce. Store refrigerated
    1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

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