Are you looking for a delicious dessert to serve this holiday season? I have the perfect recipe. This bread pudding with lemon sauce will make any meal feel festive! It’s easy to prepare and has only five ingredients. Give it a try, here is how:
-Bread, torn into bite size pieces -4 large eggs -1 cup sugar -2 cups milk -zest of one lemon or orange (or both) -1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Recipe Summary test Servings: 15 Yield: 1 8×11 inch casserole
½ cup white sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon lemon zest
4 cups scalded milk
5 cups day-old bread cubes
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup hot water
4 eggs, beaten
½ cup butter, melted and cooled
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup raisins (Optional)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter
½ tablespoon cornstarch
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray an 8×11 inch casserole with nonstick spray.
In a large bowl, combine bread cubes, 1 cup sugar, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix in raisins, if desired.
In another bowl, blend milk, melted butter, and eggs. Add wet ingredients to dry, and mix together without turning bread mixture into mush. Pour mixture into prepared casserole dish.
Place casserole dish into a larger baking pan. Pour hot water into baking pan about 1/3 up the side of the casserole dish, creating a water bath. Bake for 45 minutes.
In a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch, 1 cup hot water, 2 tablespoons butter, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Cook on medium heat until bubbling and thickened. Stir constantly to avoid scorching. Serve with bread pudding.
Per Serving: 264 calories; protein 5.2g; carbohydrates 38.5g; fat 10.8g; cholesterol 75.1mg; sodium 258.6mg.