Fizzy wines aren’t just for special occasions. Use them to make drinks, pair them with everyday foods, or just sip them when you’re in the mood for something bubbly.
Tassel Ridge® Vanilla Bean Bread Pudding
- 1 1-lb loaf brioch, cut into ¾-inch pieces
- 1 ½ pints vanilla ice cream
- 1 vanilla bean
- 6 eggs
- ⅔ cup sugar
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- ¾ cup water
- chocolate or caramel sauce
- whipped cream
Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter, or spray with non-stick cooking spray, a shallow 2-quart baking dish. Spread brioche pieces in even layer in baking dish. Put ice cream microwaveable bowl. Using sharp paring knife, carefully split vanilla bean. Scrape seeds into bowl with ice cream. Discard pod. Warm ice cream and vanilla in microwave, using 30-second bursts, until ice cream is totally melted. Whisk eggs, sugar, cinnamon, and water in a mixing bowl until mixture is light yellow. Add ice cream to egg mixture. Mix about 1 minute, or until ingredients are well combined. Pour mixture over brioche, pressing cubes down to cover with mixture. Let stand 15minutes. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until top is golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool. Drizzle with chocolate or caramel sauce. Serves 8.
Serving Suggestion—Top with whipped cream.
Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Oskyfizzante® Pink
Oskyfizzante® Pink is a sweet, refreshing, fruity, fizzy wine with tropical fruit aromas, including pineapple and lychee, followed by green apple and citrus on the palate. Oskyfizzante Pink pairs well with a wide range of appetizers and milk chocolate. Chill well, open, and enjoy!