Praline Pecan Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

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Serves: 6
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Cooking Method: Bake


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

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Cyndee Davis Recipe
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Des Moines, IA (pop. 203,433)
Member Since Nov 2012
Cyndee's notes for this recipe:
Extra good with a little whipped cream on top the rum sauce.
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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!


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.
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.
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.

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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Jan 3, 2013
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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user deb baldwin messinthekitchen - Jan 4, 2013
Cyndee, Congratulations on your blue ribbon! A save for sure!
user Cyndee Davis Cyndee_Davis - Jan 4, 2013
Thanks everyone!
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