Tuesday, 3 September 2013

A Fruity Pudding

Bread pudding makes one of my favorite breakfast recipe and a great way to start the day. It is a comfort food that is delicious not only for breakfast but for dessert as well. In this recipe, bananas and pineapples are added to the mix to make an even more delicious and nutritious dish. This, Bread pudding is considered a dessert in many countries and is popular in Great Britain, Ireland, Puerto Rico, Belgium, France, Louisiana Creole, Argentina, Malta, Mexico, and southern United States. Sliced bananas and pineapples add moisture, texture and color to the bread pudding and a sweet and tangy flavor. The bread absorbs the mushy bananas well. The fibrous pineapples make a fine contrast to the soft and tender bread soaked in milk.

You can whip up this simple gourmet recipe anytime as it only requires a few ingredients to make. All you need are bananas, pineapple, bread, sugar, scalded milk, and eggs. The result is a middle layer that is soft and luxurious like custard and an outer layer with a bit of a crunch. It feels absolutely pleasurable in the mouth as you bite into it. Since it is filled with the flavors of the tropics this is a rustic and humble dish that makes great summer dish.

You can enjoy this banana and pineapple bread pudding for breakfast, brunch or dessert. Top it with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for an even more sumptuous treat. You can also dress it up with caramel or chocolate syrup. Or you may use whisky sauce or rum sauce and sprinkle with some nut or cereals for a healthier and energy packed breakfast. What’s great about this recipe is that you can make it with day old bread so it’s great to use up leftover bread. For a sweeter flavor you can also use brioche, cinnamon buns or sweet rolls.

3 bananas, peeled and sliced
5 oz. chopped pineapple
1 cup of bread, diced
7 tablespoons sugar
5/6 cup milk, scalded
2 eggs, well beaten

1. Mix together the beaten eggs, sugar and milk. in a large bowl.

2. Add the bread, bananas, and pineapple inn a pudding tray.

3. Pour the egg mixture over this.

4. In a pan of water set the pudding dish.

5. Bake for about 30-35 minutes in a preheated oven at 350 degree F.

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