Messing Family Recipes


Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Pudding Ingredients

Sauce Ingredients


  1. Place raisins in small bowl. Pour rum over. Let soak 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 325º.
  3. Generously butter 13”x9”x2” metal baking pan.
  4. Place bread in a large bowl. Pour milk and half and half over. Let soak 5 minutes.
  5. Whisk eggs with sugar, butter, vanilla, and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Pour over bread.
  6. Add raisins and rum and toss to coat.
  7. Transfer bread mixture to prepared pan.
  8. Bake until top is deep golden brown (bread may puff above rim of pan), about 1 hour.


  1. Melt butter with both sugars in heavy medium saucepan over low heat, stirring until sugars dissolve.
  2. Whisk egg in small bowl to blend. Gradually whisk in some of the melted butter mixture.
  3. Return mixture to saucepan and whisk until smooth, 1 minute; do not boil.
  4. Whisk in whiskey.

To Serve

  1. Spoon warm bread pudding onto plates.
  2. Spoon sauce over.
  3. Top with dollops of whipped cream and serve.