Tuesday, February 5, 2008

shhh... its a secret!

i can officially announce, formally declare, write in sharpie that i have found the secret to getting absolutely anything your heart desires from your dearly beloved. the others can have the secrets of the universe... i'll happily settle for the secret to getting the shoes i've been dying for from hubby! this is all thanks to pioneer woman's bread pudding recipe... ree claims that this is the best bread pudding recipe ever ...no offense intended ree, but in my humble little opinion, that is the understatment of the year... so i am renaming this the "thank honey for my new shoes" bread pudding!

i made this for hubby the other night and voila! look at what fed ex fairy left on my doorstep....

top secret info to follow... but to see the step by step, take a look at how a pro does it (click "it")
next time i'll add cinnamon and more pecans... just because i like them! :) and... i have extra whiskey sauce... that is going to top some vanilla haagen daaz. it just doesnt know it yet!

the best bread pudding

2 eggs
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons vanilla
2 1/2 cups milk
2 cups sugar
3 1/2 to 5 cups sourdough bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/3 cup pecans, chopped finely
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Beat together eggs, butter, vanilla, and milk. Add sugar and mix until sugar is dissoved. Arrange bread cubes tightly in a nine-inch baking dish, keeping the crust facing up around the edges in scattered within the dish. Pour liquid over the bread. Sprinkle pecans all over and bake for 55 to 70 minutes, or until crust is golden brown all over the top.
While the bread pudding is baking, make the ...

whiskey cream sauce

1/2 cup sugar
1 stick butter
1/2 cup cream
1/4 cup Jack Daniels
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Stir constantly over low heat until mixture reaches a low boil. Pour a small amount over the individual servings of bread pudding.
Store leftovers in fridge. ...walk by every hour and pop a cube of bread in your mouth. ..smile contently.

1 comment:

Mom said...

Oh my God, this is the most amazing recipe; it looks and sounds scrumptious; what a wonderful treat to come home to!

YUM YUM!!!!!!

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