sugar ½ cup of white sugar ½ stick of butter (melted) 1 tsp of ground cinnamon ½ tsp of ground nutmeg 1 Tblsp of vanilla 4 - 5 eggs (slightly beaten) 3 cups of milk 14 (1” thick) slices of day of French bread 1 cup of crumbled pecan pieces (optional)
1/2 cup of sugar 1 tsp of cornstarch 1 Tblsp of cold water ¼ stick of butter
1½ cup of heavy cream or milk
1/3 cup Jack Daniels, Bourbon, Southern Comfort or just Rum.
Combine all ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes, serve on top of each piece of pudding.
How to make it
(Preheat oven to 350F.) In a large bowl, blend sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Then whisk in eggs, milk and vanilla and wire whisk well.
Add the bread and mix all the ingredients, stir in the melted butter.
Lightly spray or butter a 9x13x2-baking pan and stir in the mixture in evenly, then top with the nuts if using.
Bake uncovered for 30 - 35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Serve warm or chilled with warm Whiskey Sauce on top.