Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce recipe

Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Bread pudding is a timeless dessert that originated from ancient Rome and has stood the test of time. This comfort food dish is perfect for a cozy night in and is sure to impress your guests with its rich flavor and creamy texture. Adding a whiskey sauce to the classic bread pudding recipe elevates it to a whole new level of indulgence.


  • 6 cups bread cubes
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1/4 cup whiskey or bourbon
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter


  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 454 kcal
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Carbohydrates: 59g
  • Sugar: 39g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 148mg
  • Sodium: 230mg

Additional Notes:

For best results, use day-old bread that has been dried out slightly. You can use any type of bread you like, but a crusty bread like French or Italian bread works best.

Preparation Time:

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes






  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the bread cubes, milk, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and melted butter. Mix until well combined.
  4. If using raisins, stir them into the bread mixture until evenly distributed.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. While the bread pudding is baking, prepare the whiskey sauce.
  8. In a medium saucepan, combine the whiskey, heavy cream, brown sugar, and butter.
  9. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves and the sauce begins to thicken, about 5-7 minutes.
  10. Pour the whiskey sauce over warm bread pudding and serve immediately.

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