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Bananas Foster Bread Pudding

Yield Makes 10 to 12 servings


  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1 tablespoon banana extract
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 (16-ounce) stale French bread loaf, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Bread Pudding Sauce

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 6 ingredients in a large bowl.

  2. Heat milk and butter in a large sauce-pan over medium-high heat until melted, stirring constantly. (Do not boil.)

  3. Stir about one-fourth of hot milk mixture gradually into egg mixture; add to remaining hot milk mixture, stirring constantly.

  4. Place bread cubes in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread. Press bread to absorb mixture.

  5. Bake at 325° for 45 to 55 minutes. Remove from oven, and let stand 30 minutes before serving.

  6. Serve with Bread Pudding Sauce.