Irish Soda Bread Pudding W/ Whiskey Cream Sauce

Rose Mary Mogan

By
@cookinginillinois

I created this recipe using a loaf of Dan's Favorite Irish Soda Bread, (Recipe Posted here) so therefore no additional raisins were needed.

If you use some other bread you may want to add at least a cup or more.

This recipe is just as good if not better than the soda bread. This is my twist on an old classic.

I used unsweetened coconut in this version, as well as nuts and a few other favorites.

At my brother Al's suggestion I chose to bake part of it in a LOAF PAN, instead of a traditional 9X13X2 inch size. I also had enough for a 9 X9 size pan. I had never used a loaf pan before.


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Rating:
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Serves:
8-10 depending on portion size
Prep:
55 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
loaf dan's irish soda bread cubed( or use your favorite type)
1 c
unsweetened coconut
3 c
1% milk or can use whole milk
2 c
heavy whipping cream
1 c
packed brown sugar
1/2 c
splenda granular
1/4 c
irish whiskey
2 tsp
each imitation butter extract & vanilla extract
1 tsp
each cinnamon & nutmeg
6 large
eggs room temperature
1 stick
butter, melted
1 c
chopped pecans
2
long hard rolls (cubed) i needed just a bit more bread

IRISH WHISKEY CREAM SAUCE

1 stick
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
heavy whipping cream
1/4 c
irish whiskey ( i used jameson)
1 c
pecans (toasted if desired)
1 tsp
butter flavoring

Step-By-Step

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1PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES F.Cut both breads into 1 inch cubes.

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2Spray pans with non stick cooking spray and set aside till needed.The pans I used are 9 X9 inch and the loaf pan is 12"X4 1/2 X 31/4 inches. I used the loaf pan at my brother Al's suggestion just to be different from the traditional.

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3Add Bread cubes to large bowl.

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4Toss in unsweetened coconut.

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5Add Melted butter.

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6Add Irish Whiskey.

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7Finally add the chopped nuts, and stir with a large spoon to mix all the ingredients together.

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8In the mean time to a separate bowl add the 6 eggs, brown sugar and splenda,

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9Then measure and add milk to the bowl

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10Then add the heavy whipping cream, cinnamon & nutmeg, whisk all of these ingredients together till blended

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11Stir in the vanilla and butter extract, and whisk again. I make my own Vanilla by the 1/2 gallon size, so that is what you see in the picture.

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12Pour milk mixture over the bread cubes and allow to sit for 30 to 45 minutes to absorb all or most of the liquid.

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13After time has elapsed, pour mixture into prepared pan or pans.

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14Bake in preheated 350 degrees F. oven for 55 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.

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15Allow to cool for about 10 minutes then invert onto serving plate. Prepare whiskey sauce and serve over bread pudding. Top with whipped topping if desired.

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16Prepare whiskey sauce by melting the butter in a small sauce pan, then when melted add the sugar, whipping cream and whiskey, then whisk briskly to blend, when it starts to simmer, lower heat and allow to simmer about 4-5 minutes until creamy whisking as you go to prevent sticking.Remove from heat add chopped nuts and butter flavoring.

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17Serve with bread pudding slices.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Irish