Cyndee Davis Recipe

Praline Pecan Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

By Cyndee Davis Cyndee_Davis


Rating:
Serves:
6
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
Bake
Comments:

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

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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
2/3 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla

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

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80 Comments

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Tina Smith tinaws
Mar 5, 2014
What is 'grain on nuts'? This is where you're making the pralines.
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Cyndee Davis Cyndee_Davis
May 30, 2013
Addictive indeed Lora! :)
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Lora DiGs ansky714
May 29, 2013
DANGEROUS N......PINCHD :)
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Cyndee Davis Cyndee_Davis
Mar 24, 2013
Thanks Tiffany!