Banana Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce (recipe)

Banana Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

I made this several months ago and it was the first time I had made a bread pudding that included fresh fruit :) It was extremely rich and decadent (that’s code for feel the pounds slide on). Definitely worth preparing when having company over. The next time I make it I will cut the crusts off for a more elegant presentation :)
Did i mention it’s very rich? :lol:


Banana Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce
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Recipe By: Bon Appetit magazine
Serving Size: 6

Ingredients:

BANANA BREAD PUDDING:
1/3 cup raisins or currants
2 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup dark rum
2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter
3 bananas, peeled, halved crosswise and then lengthwise
5 tablespoons sugar
2 cups whipping cream
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 ounces firm white bread slices, crusts trimmed, each slice cut into 3 strips
1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans (about 2 ounces)

RUM SAUCE:
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons dark rum

Directions:

FOR BANANA BREAD PUDDING:
Combine raisins and 2 tablespoons rum in a small bowl. Let stand 20 minutes.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add bananas and 2 tablespoons sugar and cook until bananas are tender, about 2 minutes per side. Remove from heat.

Banana Bread Pudding

Combine whipping cream, eggs, vanilla extract and remaining 1/4 cup rum and 3 tablespoons sugar in a medium bowl and whisk to blend.

Preheat oven to 350?Ǭ?F. Butter 9X5X3-inch loaf pan. Arrange 1/3 of bread strips crosswise in bottom of prepared pan. Arrange 6 banana pieces atop bread. Sprinkle with half of raisins and half of pecans. Arrange 1/3 of bread strips crosswise atop bananas. Pour half of egg mixture over. Arrange remaining banana pieces atop bread. Sprinkle with remaining raisins and pecans. Arrange remaining bread strips crosswise atop bananas. Pour remaining egg mixture over. Press gently on top layer to compact. Let stand 15 minutes.

Banana Bread Pudding

Bake bread pudding until puffed and golden and knife inserted into center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Transfer to rack and cool slightly.

Banana Bread Pudding

Cut bread pudding into slices. Arrange on plates; drizzle with warm Rum Sauce and serve.

MAKE RUM SAUCE (Makes about 1 cup):
Melt butter in heavy medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add cream, sugar and salt. Bring to boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Stir in rum. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewarm over low heat, stirring constantly.)

Banana Bread Pudding

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  • Lilandra

    yet again i say i was sure people processed the bread for bread pudding

    but it’s got rum in it! :-p

    • http://www.TriniGourmet.com Sarina

      hehe now everytime i make bread pudding i remember you and your mom’s grinder :)
      hee i’ll use apple juice when i have you over :D

      • Lilandra

        apple juice!! woohooo!!
        cider?

  • http://www.TriniGourmet.com Sarina

    hehe now everytime i make bread pudding i remember you and your mom’s grinder :)
    hee i’ll use apple juice when i have you over :D

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