Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

• 4 cups (8 slices) cubed white bread

• 1/2 cup raisins

• 2 cups milk

• 1/4 cup butter

• 1/2 cup sugar

• 2 eggs, slightly beaten

• 1 tablespoon vanilla

• 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions for Pudding: Heat oven to 350°F. Combine bread and raisins in large bowl. Combine milk and 1/4 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat until butter is melted (4 to 7 minutes). Pour milk mixture over bread; let stand 10 minutes. Stir in all remaining pudding ingredients. Pour into greased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until set in center.

Sauce Ingredients:

• 1/2 cup butter

• 1/2 cup sugar

• 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

• 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

• 1 tablespoon vanilla

Directions for Sauce: Combine all sauce ingredients except vanilla in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil (5 to 8 minutes). Stir in vanilla. To serve, spoon warm pudding into individual dessert dishes; serve with sauce.

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