Banana Bread Pudding Recipe

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Banana Bread Pudding Recipe
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Banana Bread Pudding Recipe

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When I visited my grandmother in summer, I always looked forward to the comforting pudding she'd make. With its crusty golden top, custard-like inside and smooth vanilla sauce, this bread pudding is a real homespun dessert. Now I make it for my grandchildren. —Mary Detweiler, West Farmington, Ohio
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed day-old French or Sourdough bread (1-in. pieces)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sliced firm bananas (1/4-inch pieces)
  • SAUCE:
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Place the bread cubes in a greased 2-qt. casserole; pour butter over and toss to coat. In a medium bowl, lightly beat eggs; add milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir in bananas. Pour over bread cubes and stir to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Meanwhile, for sauce, melt butter in a small saucepan. Combine sugar and cornstarch; add to butter. Stir in milk and corn syrup. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture comes to a full boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in the vanilla. Serve warm sauce over warm pudding. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Banana Bread Pudding in Taste of Home April/May 1994, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 439 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 157mg cholesterol, 561mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.

  • 4 cups cubed day-old French or Sourdough bread (1-in. pieces)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sliced firm bananas (1/4-inch pieces)
  • SAUCE:
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Place the bread cubes in a greased 2-qt. casserole; pour butter over and toss to coat. In a medium bowl, lightly beat eggs; add milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir in bananas. Pour over bread cubes and stir to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Meanwhile, for sauce, melt butter in a small saucepan. Combine sugar and cornstarch; add to butter. Stir in milk and corn syrup. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture comes to a full boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in the vanilla. Serve warm sauce over warm pudding. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Banana Bread Pudding in Taste of Home April/May 1994, p25

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snmckey User ID: 1512292 271448
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2017

"Really good - will make again adding more bananas and maybe white chocolate chips. The sauce was delicious!"

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Kelli User ID: 8966730 256696
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2016

"THE BEST bread pudding!! I added extra bananas! This was my first attempt, but it will definitely not be my last!"

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destine User ID: 2519270 255483
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2016

"Very good - especially the sauce. I like that it doesn't take a full stick of butter because I don't like greasy, oily sauces."

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BakerDeborah User ID: 1211561 244020
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2016

"Mmm...Yumm..."

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pip31453 User ID: 7296615 241696
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2016

"bread pudding has always been a favorite in my family. This recipe takes it to the next level for me because of the bananas. Absolutely delicious! Making a second pan with chocolate chips thrown in with the bananas. That was my son's suggestion."

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[email protected] User ID: 2044675 233611
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2015

"This is the recipe i go to when ever I have a dinner party and I want to impress my guests, you should hear the oows and aaahaws and the many complements I receive. I think the Theking1660 should all have their taste buds examined. I consider this one of my most decadent recopies in my collection! I would give it 10 stars."

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Theking1660 User ID: 8430553 228691
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"We each took one bite of it before adding sauce and threw it in the garbage. I would keep looking for another recipe, I'm sure there are better ones online."

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noseynellie User ID: 7970240 5925
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2014

"it's very easy to make and really really good, the only thing I did different was let it sit for a couple of hrs. That allows the flavors to meld together and makes it even more yummy. I would definitely make it again."

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tuscawillajeanne User ID: 6704004 2569
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2014

"very easy and delicious"

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Candy16 User ID: 7865195 7168
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2014

"This is very easy to bake, I love the ingredients n I've made it n it was so deliouse tastes, n u must try it,n thank you so much from taste of home, I would like more of different recipe ."

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