Bill Samuels, Jr. just shared this with us. In case you are looking for the perfect sweet Bourbon treat to make for YOUR Valentine tonight...

Bourbon Chocolate Bread Pudding

2 cups whole milk
4 eggs
1/3 cup Makerís Mark Bourbon
8 ounces 72% dark chocolate, chopped
4 cups day-old French bread cubes (packed)
1/2 cup turbinado sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Whisk together milk, eggs, and bourbon. In a large bowl, combine the liquids with the chocolate, bread cubes, and sugar. Toss to coat and set aside to soak for about 45 minutes, gently stirring once or twice.