Banana Foster Bread Pudding Recipe

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Banana Foster Bread Pudding

Melanie Blitz

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@mblitz100

As a southern girl from New Orleans, I have always loved bread pudding and banana's foster... why not combine the two? I made it for the first time for our 35th wedding anniversary celebration and it was a huge hit. This recipe serves alot of people and can be made ahead and frozen. Enjoy!


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Serves:

50

Prep:

1 Hr

Ingredients

4
loaves stale french bread
1 qt
heavy cream
1 1/2 c
milk
1 1/2 c
sugar
3 c
packed brown sugar
12 large
eggs
6
ripe bananas
1 c
rum
4 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract

BANANA FOSTER SAUCE

1 lb
butter, unsalted
4 c
packed light brown sugar
3 tsp
cinnamon
2 c
golden rum
2 c
banana liquer
8
sliced fresh bananas
2
sticks butter, unsalted
1/2 tsp
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a large bowl tear french bread into small pieces. Pour heavy cream, milk, rum, 4 tbl. vanilla over bread to soak. Combine sugar, brown sugar, eggs and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. Mix on medium speed until light and fluffy. Pour over bread mixture to soak. Slice 6 bananas. Fold into bread/milk mixture.
2
Using (3) 12 3/4 X 10 3/8 X 3" deep (deep disposable lasagne pan) melt 2 sticks butter, divide. Pour bread pudding mixture into the three pans. Bake covered at 300 degrees for 2 1/2 hours or until skewer comes out clean. Remove foil and bake an additinal 20 minutes until golden.

Prepare BANANAS FOSTER SAUCE in a pan and pour over hot bread pudding before serving.

The bread pudding can be prepared ahead of time and frozen. I defrosted it in refrigerator overnight and reheated at 300 degrees for 45 minutes until hot and then prepared the topping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts, Puddings