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Bananas Foster Bread Pudding
Desserts
Date: February 12, 2016
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • ¼ cup dark rum
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 bananas, cut into 1/2” slices
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 loaves stale French bread, ½” cubes
  • 10 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup banana liqueur
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 quart half and half
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preparation Steps:
  1. Combine brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and rum in a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  2. Cook over low heat until the sugar dissolves and mixture thickens.
  3. Add heavy cream and salt and stir until combined.
  4. Cook 5 minutes longer.
  5. Serve warm.
  6. In a nonstick pan sauté bananas over medium high heat until golden. Add caramel and cook until bubbly.
  7. In a large bowl combine eggs, sugar, liqueur, salt, half and half, cinnamon and vanilla extract.
  8. Butter a 9x13 casserole dish. Add the bread and pour over custard.
  9. Let pudding stand at least 30 minutes or even overnight, periodically pressing down bread to help absorb custard.
  10. Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake pudding 30-45 minutes or until puffed and set in center. Serve warm with bananas and ice cream.
Notes:

Ingredients 1-6  and Preparation Steps 1-5 are for the Brown Sugar Caramel Sauce

Ingredients 7-8  and Preparation Step 6 are for the Bananas

Ingredients 8-16 and Preparation Steps 7-11 are for the Pudding 

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