Caramel Praline Bread Pudding

caramelpralinebreadpudding

I decided today to come up with a new bread pudding recipe.  I do believe I have a winner.  Served hot with or without Ice Cream, you are going to love this one.  Let me know what y’all think.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 cups milk, divided
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons and 3/4 teaspoon butter, softened
  • 1 loaf cubed French bread
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

TOPPING:

  • 3 TB butter melted
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar – packed

PRALINE SAUCE:

  • 3 TB water
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 TB and 1 teaspoon corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 TB butter
  • Dash salt

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Directions

  1. In a saucepan, heat 2 cups of milk until warm; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine remaining milk, eggs, sugar, salt and vanilla.
  3. Gradually add warmed milk, stirring constantly.
  4. Stir in butter.
  5. Add bread cubes to prepared 9 x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan
  6. Sprinkle with pecans if desired.
  7. Pour the milk/egg mixture over the bread and let sit for 20 minutes2013-01-19 12.05.14
  8. Combine the ingredients for topping in small bowl and then sprinkle over top.2013-01-19 12.12.59
  9. Bake at 400 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Meanwhile, for sauce, bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add sugar; stir to dissolve. Add corn syrup. Bring to boil; cook 15-20 seconds. Remove from the heat; add remaining ingredients. Cut pudding into squares and serve with sauce.

 

Our finished bread pudding:

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4 Comments on Caramel Praline Bread Pudding

  1. I have died and gone to heaven

  2. OMG, can you stop posting such awesome recipes…LOL I think I gain weight just looking at the pictures. You need your own show buddy.

  3. Yum! I made the mistake of looking at this on an empty stomach. Now, I’m dying for some Just give me the praline sauce; I could drink that!

  4. Colleen, I wish you had some of this. I just dipped up some and am eating it cold with the sauce heated….OMG

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