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Pumpkin Bourbon Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bourbon Bread Pudding

Made with delicious bourbon sauce, this warm pumpkin bread pudding is the perfect dessert to pair with a hot cup of coffee!

Ingredients

  • 1 16 ounce challah bread or French bread, cubed
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 15 ounce can pumpkin
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Bourbon Sauce

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup bourbon

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Arrange bread cubes in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch pan.
  • Whisk together milk, pumpkin, eggs, maple syrup, bourbon, butter, sugar and pumpkin pie spice; pour over bread mixture, pressing bread cubes to absorb egg mixture.
  • Bake, covered, in preheated oven 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 more minutes or until lightly browned and set. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • For the Bourbon sauce, melt 1/2 cup butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Whisk in egg, sugar and vanilla; cook over low heat, stirring constantly 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Stir in bourbon and drizzle over Pumpkin Bread Pudding.