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Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce!

    Ingredients:

    • 4 cups (8 slices) cubed white bread
    • 1/2 cup raisins
    • 2 cups milk
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

    Sauce Ingredients:

    • 1/2 cup butter
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla

    Directions for Pudding :

    Heat oven to 350°F. Combine bread and raisins in large bowl. Combine milk and 1/4 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat until butter is melted (4 to 7 minutes).

    Pour milk mixture over bread; let stand 10 minutes.
    Stir in all remaining pudding ingredients. Pour into greased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until set in center.

    Directions for Sauce:

    Combine all sauce ingredients except vanilla in 1-quart saucepan.Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil (5 to 8 minutes).

    Stir in vanilla.
    To serve, spoon warm pudding into individual dessert dishes; serve with sauce.Store refrigerated.