Bananas Foster Bread Pudding
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Serves: 2-3 bread puddings
 
This decadent bananas foster bread pudding is sure to be a favorite. French bread gets baked into submission when submerged in sweet custard and drenched in a lovely caramel and banana laden sauce.
Ingredients
For the Bread Pudding:
  • 2 eggs and 1 yolk
  • 1¼ cup coconut milk (or any milk you prefer
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3½ cups stale french bread, broken into small pieces
For the Bananas Foster:
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup corn syrup
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • pinch of ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • ⅓ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 banana, cut in slices
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon rum extract
Instructions
For the Bread Pudding:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together eggs and yolk, milk, sugar, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. Fill 2-3 large ramekins with bread pieces then pour egg liquid over the tops of bread soaking each ramekin.
  4. Bake for 40-45 minutes until bread pudding is set.
For the Bananas Foster:
  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter then whisk in both sugars, corn syrup, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt.
  2. Continue cooking until it begins to bubble then whisk in heavy cream. Continue to cook over medium heat and allow it to begin to thicken.
  3. Stir in banana slices and continue to cook until a thick sauce has developed and coats the back of a spoon. Turn off heat and stir in vanilla and rum extracts then pour sauce over each bread pudding and serve warm.
Recipe by Grandbaby Cakes at http://www.grandbaby-cakes.com/2015/03/bananas-foster-bread-pudding/