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5 from 3 votes

Ozark Honey Whiskey Bread Pudding

A perfect fall treat featuring honey whiskey and cranberries with a whiskey cream sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread pudding, brioche bread, comfort foods, cranberries, fall desserts, honey whiskey
Servings: 8


  • 12 Slices brioche bread
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup dried or fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 Cup Honey Whiskey
  • 2 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Vanilla
  • 1/8 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp Butter, melted

Whiskey Cream Sauce

  • 2 Cups Heavy cream
  • 1/2 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 Cup White sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Corn starch
  • 3/4 Cup Honey Whiskey
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 2 Tbsp butter


  • Preheat oven to 350˚
  • In a bowl combine dried cranberries and the whiskey and allow to soak. Set aside.
  • Melt butter and spread on the bottom of a greased casserole dish. Cube bread and place in casserole dish on top of the butter. Set Aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl whisk together sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla. Whisk in eggs until combined. Add milk and heavy cream
  • Add cranberries and whiskey mixture to the top of the cubed bread in the casserole dish. Take egg and milk mixture and pour over the top of the cubed bread.
  • Bake in the preheated 350˚ oven until the center is set, about 60 minutes.
  • While the pudding is baking you can make the cream sauce. Combine all the ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and boil for one minute.
  • Allow the bread pudding to cool for 10 minutes and cut into squares and serve with warm cream sauce.