Best Banana Bread Pudding

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Warm comforting banana bread pudding that perfect as a dessert or snack and it's full of that banana bread flavor everyone loves!

Our Best Banana Bread Pudding is delicious anytime of the day and really is the best way to put a smile to start your day with this for breakfast!

Check out our fun easy toppings for kids of adults like hot fudge, caramel or whiskey sauce.

Best Banana Bread Pudding

3 tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces
4 small ripe bananas, finely chopped
1 cup brown sugar or white sugar for the top
4 to 5 cups of torn Italian day-old bread
2 cups half and half
1/2 cup heavy cream
4 eggs beaten
1 tablespoon vanilla, rum or Kahlua
Pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon or more to taste ground cinnamon
pinch of nutmeg optional

Hot Fudge Sauce or Caramel Sauce Whiskey Sauce recipes below
Whipped Cream


In a medium bowl add the chunky bananas, half and half, heavy cream, cinnamon, eggs, flavorings of choice, and salt.
In a large buttered casserole, dish place the butter and put into a 350-degree preheated oven to melt, and remove.
Place the pieces of torn bread on the bottom into the butter then pour the mashed bananas mixture over the bread, and set aside for 10 minutes.

Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg, and dot with some melted butter more white or even brown sugar.
Bake for 45 minutes or more till set in the middle the knife will come clean when inserted at 350 or till browned nicely on top.
Serve with hot fudge sauce or caramel sauce homemade or purchase ice cream toppings then add whipped cream to the top.

Hot Fudge Kahlua Sauce

1 can condensed milk (14-ounce size)
2 squares unsweetened chocolate chopped
dash of salt
1/3 cup water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon Kahlua
In a double boiler or microwave, combine the milk, and chocolate and melt over boiling water.
Stir until the chocolate melts and the mixture thickens.
Remove from heat, and stir in water. Cool add the vanilla and Kahlua.

Caramel Rum Sauce The Adult Version (leave the rum out for the kid's version)

1 cup brown sugar
1/2 heavy cream
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoons rum flavoring or liqueur
Bring to a boil. Add rum. Cool for several hours in the refrigerator

Whiskey Cream Sauce

1/2 cup heavy cream
1 stick butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 bourbon

Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan, and come to a slow boil.
Remove serving hot and pour over pudding.

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