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Bourbon Bread Pudding & Proof's Darkened Manhattan

Bread Pudding

  • 1/2 loaf French bread
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 7 eggs
  • 2.5 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Bourbon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup Bourbon
  • 1.5 sticks butter

Turn oven on to 350 degrees. Cube bread and place in large bowl. Cover with milk and cream and soak for 30 minutes. Beat eggs with sugar and vanilla and add to bread mix. Add the melted butter into a 2 qt. baking dish and bake for one hour.

Bourbon Sauce

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup Bourbon
In a heavy saucepan, melt the butter. Add the sugar and ¼ cup water and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. In a separate bowl, beat the egg. Remove the butter mixture from the heat. Gradually add to the egg whisking constantly. Stir in bourbon and serve.

Proof’s Signature Darkened Manhattan Recipe

  • 1 ½ ounces Woodford Reserve Bourbon
  • 1 ounce Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 ounce Coffee Liqueur
Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a cherry.