Jim Johnson’s Bread Pudding
1 Loaf French Bread
1 qt Heavy Cream
1 ½ C Sugar
Raisins, Chocolate, or White Chocolate Chips (Optional)
1 lb Bacon
2 Tbsp Vanilla
3 Tbsp Butter
1 Stick Unsalted Butter
1 C Sugar
1 Egg, beaten
1 tsp Lemon Extract
Tear bread into pieces and soak in heavy cream for 1 hour (let soak for longer for cripier outcome).
Beat eggs with sugar and vanilla, add to bread mixture.
Stir in your additives; blueberries, chocolate chips, bacon
Melt 3 Tbsp butter in a baking dish. Pour pudding mixture into the dish and bake at 350° for 1 hour.
To make sauce:
In a saucepan, mix 1 cup sugar, 1 stick of butter, 1 beaten egg and 1 tsp lemon extract. Cook on low heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved, stirring regularly.
Pour over pudding when finished baking.