Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce


This is the best bread pudding I've ever eaten! My husband wants me to make it every weekend for Sunday brunch.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
8 servings


  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ cups milk

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 (1 pound) loaf French bread, cut into 1 inch cubes

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • ¼ cup whiskey


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch pan.

  2. In a large bowl, stir together eggs, butter, vanilla and milk. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar and mix thoroughly until sugar is dissolved.

  3. Place bread cubes in bottom of prepared pan. Pour liquid over bread, fully saturating all bread. Sprinkle pecans on top.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, until golden. Meanwhile, combine 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup butter, cream and whiskey in a small saucepan. Warm over low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce is gently boiling. Pour sauce over baked bread pudding and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

603 Calories
35g Fat
57g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 603
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 531mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 145mg 11%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 280mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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