Egg Nog Bread Pudding
2 tablespoons butter
1 (16 ounce) loaf French bread, crusts trimmed and broken
2 cups milk
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 cups whipping cream or half-and-half
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup rum
1/2 cup raisins
Vanilla Sauce (see recipe)
Spread butter in ovenproof 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
Put bread and milk in large bowl until soaked up.
With electric mixer, beat eggs, yolks, cream, sugar and rum until thick. Add egg mixture to bread.
Add raisins and stir. Spread in pan. Sprinkle generously with nutmeg.
Place dish in larger baking pan. Add water to 2/3 way up dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for one hour.
Serve with Vanilla Sauce