Don’s (Seafood & Steakhouse) Bread Pudding2006-11-27
- Course: Desserts
- Yield : 12
- Servings : 12
- Prep Time : 25m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 45m
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Don’s (Seafood & Steakhouse) is one of the finest and longest-lived business in Lafayette, LA. I am told by some waitresses working there that this has been their first and only job.
- 9 slices white bread
- 1 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 (13 oz) can evaporated milk
- 2 cups milk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 4 eggs, separated
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 1 (8 oz) can evaporated milk (Carnation suggested)
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
- 3 tbsp butter
- 2 oz rum
For the bread pudding - Break bread into small pieces and place in 9X13 baking pan.
Add 1 cup of sugar, the 13oz evaporated milk can, 2 cups of milk, vanilla, egg yolks, and melted butter in bowl. Mix well.
Pour into baking pan and bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes.
To make meringue, beat egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff. Cover pudding with meringue and re-bake for 3 to 4 minutes until golden.
For the rum sauce, in a double boiler, add the 8oz Carnation milk and 1 cup whole milk, 1 cup sugar, and 3 tbsp butter. When hot, dissolve cornstarch in a little water and add to hot milk.
Stir until thick, remove from fire, then add rum.
Pour over individual servings of bread pudding