Apple Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce
Posted by smith 10 years ago
1 15.5 oz french bread batard, really stale and cut into 1 inch cubes  
2 crisp, tart apples (granny smith, fuji) peeled and cut into cubes  
3 eggs  
2 cups heavy cream  
1 c. apple cider  
2 tbsp melted butter  
1 tsp cinnamon  
1/4 tsp of salt  
Preheat oven to 350.  
Beat eggs, add cream, cider, butter, cinnamon and salt. Pour over bread mixture, toss to coat. Let soak for up to fifteen minutes, tossing occasionally. Add apples, pour in 9x9 baking dish, let soak for another 15 minutes, up to 45 minutes, depending on bread. Bake for 45 minutes, until brown on top.  
1 shot of high quality bourbon  
1 1/4 c of cream  
1 tsp vanilla  
1/2 c. sugar  
4 tsp cornstarch  
Mix 1/4 c. of cream and cornstarch. Set aside. Add cream, vanilla, bourbon and sugar to a sauce pan. Whisk to combine. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes, whisking, until the alcohol is gone. Add cornstarch slurry, boil another 2-3 minutes to thicken, whisking the entire time. Serve warm over bread pudding.  
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