Praline Pecan Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

Cyndee Davis Recipe

By Cyndee Davis Cyndee_Davis

Extra good with a little whipped cream on top the rum sauce.


Recipe Rating:
 14 Ratings
Serves:
6
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Woo! Talk about comfort on a plate! This is a stunner of a dessert that's well worth the effort it takes to prepare. Enjoy!

Ingredients

6 slice
white bread, cubed
3
eggs, beaten
2 c
milk, scalded
1/4 c
butter or margarine
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2/3 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put bread cubes in greased 1 1/2 to 2 quart baking dish. Beat eggs, sugar, cinnamon, salt and vanilla. Scald the milk; add butter and; cool slightly, add to the egg sugar mixture; mix well Add pralines (see recipe below). Pour over bread cubes. Bake in a 325 degree oven with pan setting in a pan of water for about 45 minutes, or until knife inserted comes out clean. While warm, top with rum sauce (see recipe below) and sprinkle with reserved pralines.
2
Rum Sauce:
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. white sugar
Dash of salt
1/4 c. butter
1/2 c. light cream
1/2 c. corn syrup
1 t vanilla
3 T light run or ½ t rum extract

Mix all ingredients except rum extract in sauce pan, cook over medium heat until it boils, stirring constantly. Cool for about 15 minutes, then add and add vanilla and rum.
3
Pralines
½ c plus 2 T sugar
2 T cream
1½ t. butter or margarine
¼ t. cinnamon
1/8 t. salt
1/2 t. vanilla
1 c. nut meats (I used pecans)

Combine all ingredients except vanilla and nuts in a 1-qt. saucepan.
Mix well and bring to boil over medium heat. Cook until 244 degrees (firm ball stage), stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and
nuts. Continue stirring until coating grains on nuts. Spread on cookie sheet to cool. Add to bread pudding, reserving 3 T for topping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Collections: Mardi Gras!, Holiday Baking
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #comfort, #food, #rum, #pecans