Panettone Bread Pudding with Spiced Orange Sauce

This is a delicious variation on a classic made with the light and heavenly Italian Christmas bread. Panettone is similar to brioche but studded with raisins and candied orange and lemon peel. A luscious sauce made with orange liqueur, makes this dish perfect for the holidays. Serve as a dessert or a sweet and decadent breakfast.

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 6 Servings
  • Prep
    30 mins
  • Cook
    0 mins
  • Serve in
    30 mins

Ingredients

  •   Bread Pudding:
  •   1 (12 ounce) panettone, cubed
  •   3 eggs, lightly beaten
  •   1/2 cup white sugar
  •   2 1/4 cups heavy cream
  •   2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  •   1 tablespoon Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur
  •   1 pinch salt
  •   1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  •   1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  •   2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest
  •   2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into bits
  •   2 tablespoons white sugar
  •   Sauce:
  •   1/2 cup butter
  •   1 cup white sugar
  •   1/4 cup Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur
  •   3 tablespoons water
  •   1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  •   1/8 teaspoon salt
  •   1 egg

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