There’s nothing quite like a warm, comforting dessert on a chilly winter day. This brown sugar pecan bread pudding with brandy sauce is the perfect recipe to cozy up with.
The bread pudding itself is packed with flavor, thanks to the brown sugar and pecans that are mixed in. The brandy sauce adds an extra touch of sweetness and richness.
And best of all, this recipe is easy to make ahead of time so you can enjoy it all week long. So go ahead and give this brown sugar pecan bread pudding a try – you’ll be glad you did!
Bread puddings are not only tasty, but economical to make. Most bread puddings have the same format, but you can add a few ingredients here and there to make a bread pudding according to your taste. The pecan bread pudding is crispy and crunchy on the outside and creamy and smooth from the insides.
• 2 cup white sugar
• 5 large eggs beaten
• 2 cup milk
• 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
• ½ cup light brown sugar packed
• 3 cup Italian bread cubed, allow this to stale overnight in a bowl
• ¼ cup butter, melted
• 1 cup pecans chopped
• 1 cup white sugar
• ½ cup butter melted
• 1 egg beaten
• 2 tsp vanilla extract
• ¼ cup brandy
Prep time:20 minutes
Cook time:50 minutes
1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
2.Grease a baking 13 x 9 baking dish
3.To make bread pudding:
4.Mix together 2 cups of white sugar, 5 eggs, milk and 2 tsp of vanilla extract in a bowl. Pour this over the bread and allow it to set for 10 minutes. Take a separate bowl and mix in brown sugar, ¼ cup butter and pecans. Pour the bread mix to the prepared pan and spread some brown sugar mix
5.Bake for 35-40 minutes or until it is set
6.To make the sauce:
7.Mix in 1 cup of white sugar, 1 egg, ½ cup butter and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir frequently, until the sugar is melted. Mix in brandy and then pour sauce over the bread pudding