November 2, 2017

Pumpkin Pecan Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Pecan Bread Pudding

 

Fall is in the air and Thanksgiving is only weeks away! This November we will be featuring some great ideas you can bring to your family Thanksgiving gathering that everyone is sure to love!

What better way to start than with bread pudding!? Not to mention it is pumpkin and pecan infused.

This amazing recipe is also couple with a bourbon sauce to top it off. Do not miss out on this original recipe!

Ingredients

Bread Pudding

  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 c. pure pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1/2 c. packed dark brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 7 c. day-old brioche, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 c. pecan halves, roughly chopped

Bourbon Sauce

  • 1 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp. bourbon

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F with the rack in the middle position. Grease an 8-by-8-inch baking dish.
  • Make bread pudding: Whisk together pumpkin, eggs, milk, cream, sugar, butter, cinnamon, vanilla, salt, ginger, and nutmeg in a bowl until smooth. Fold in bread and pecans. Let stand 30 minutes. Transfer to prepared baking dish and bake until set, 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Make bourbon sauce: Combine sugar and 1/4 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook, without stirring, until sugar mixture is dark amber in color, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and carefully add cream and bourbon, stirring until smooth and creamy.
  • Serve pudding with sauce alongside.

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