Caramelized Banana Rum Bread Pudding & Chocolate Rum Sauce

Recipe by Manami

I couldn't resist this, it looks so appealing and so good. I found this online at Allow time for setting which is 30 minutes.

Top Review by Donalda

Delicious, Decadent and Moist! I made this last night to have for Christmas day since bread pudding always seems to better the second day. I must confess that last night I was too tired to make the sauce which I have done and amended slightly today. I tried to find semi sweet chocolate but there was none available (I live in Jamaica) so I used Jamaican chocolate balls and had to add a few other things like egg yolk to get to where it needed to make a sauce, and I added a touch of Cointreau but my husband and I, who sampled the pudding last night sans sauce can hardly wait for the dessert portion of Christmas dinner.
OK, I don't know if it was because I couldn't get real semi sweet chocolate or what but the third night we had the bread pudding I finally found the perfect sauce (IMHO) which was a banana foster sauce (also posted on this website), since it also had bananas and rum in it, it was just an extension of the delicious flavours...oh and I also added raisins to the bread pudding when I added the rum.

Ingredients Nutrition


  2. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. Brush 5 slices with butter and set aside.
  4. Break remaining bread up into bite size pieces.
  5. Brush a 10"x12-1/2" baking dish with butter.
  6. Combine eggs, milk, cream, sugar and spices in medium bowl.
  7. Whisk to combine and set aside.
  8. In a large skillet, heat butter or margarine and add sugar.
  9. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until golden caramel forms.
  10. Add the banana slices and toss over high heat for 2 minutes or until just soft and golden.
  11. Add rum remove from heat and cool.
  12. Arrange broken bread in baking dish and spoon bananas on top.
  13. Cover with buttered bread slices, in a single layer, and pour egg mixture over top.
  14. Press bread down evenly and let stand for 30 minutes.
  15. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until puffed and golden, but custard is still moist in center.
  17. Combine all ingredients in a medium stainless bowl and place over simmering water until chocolate melts.
  18. Bottom of bowl should not be touching the water.
  19. Stir until smooth and serve warm with pudding.
  20. Enjoy!

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