Orange-Bourbon sauce for pumpkin bread pudding

Orange-Bourbon sauce for pumpkin bread pudding

  • Prep:
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving:

Pour this orange-bourbon sauce over your pumpkin bread pudding for a heightened Thanksgiving taste treat.


  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • Finely grated zest of one orange
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter


  1. Combine orange juice, zest, salt, bourbon, vanilla, and powdered sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring just to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer until thickened.
  2. Remove from the heat and whisk in the butter. Serve warm over pumpkin bread pudding.