Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Caramel Croissant Bread Pudding

Posted by -Rhonda's Saucy Adventures
I am so happy "Have The Cake," March challenge is BREAD PUDDING. 
  Sometimes I top my bread pudding with caramel ice cream topping, so I thought I would create a recipe with caramel topping in the recipe. I thought it tasted really good, my younger son couldn't even tell caramel was in the recipe.
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14 croissants (medium size)
6 large eggs
1 cup sugar
4 cups half&half
1/3 cup caramel ice cream topping
1 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Topping (optional)
1/3 Cup sour cream
2 teaspoons sugar
caramel ice cream topping

  1. Slice croissants in half lengthwise; tear bottom halves of croissants into bite size pieces.
  2. Layer croissant pieces in a large baking bowl. I have also used cast iron pans and 9x13 baking pans. Place croissant tops, crust sides up, over mixture.
  3. Beat together with an electric beater eggs, caramel ice cream topping, half&half, cinnamon vanilla and sugar. Slowly pour mixture over croissant tops; press bread to absorb liquid. Cover; chill for1 to 2 hours.
  4. Place baking bowl into a large jelly pan. Pour hot water into jelly pan, filling half full. I skip this step when I use the cast iron pan. Because~I don't have anything that fit my cast iron pan.
  1. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until set. Cover with aluminum foil, and bake 15 more minutes. Remove from oven, and remove dish from water pan.
  2. I wanted to topped the pudding with Cool Whip but I didn't have any so I decided to use sour cream instead. I love sour cream in breakfast crepes and on top of cheesecake so I thought I should give it a try. I put 2 teaspoons sugar and 1/3 cup sour cream in a bowl and mixed together. I topped the bread pudding with the sour cream mixture and drizzled with caramel ice cream topping. I really liked this and can't wait to let my family try it.


Anne @The Cooking Campaign said...

YUM! This looks soo good!

Sharon B. said...

That looks delicious! Thanks for sharing.

Monet said...

Delicious! And I love that you used croissants. Talk about a heavenly recipe!

Dipti Joshi said...

What a yummy treat!

bohemiannie! art said...

i feel fatter just reading the recipe!

Gayathri Ramanan said...

looks delicious

Gayathri Ramanan said...

looks delicious

Mimi said...

What a tasty bread pudding. My family will love it.

Rhonda's Saucy Adventures said...

Thanks for the nice comments everyone, I really appreciate them. I hope you try the recipe soon. :)

unikorna said...

wow what an ingenious recipe...I never would have thought...The croissants I suppose must be those that have no filling...

Pamela said...

Bread pudding is one of my favorite desserts. I've never eaten it with caramel. Eager to try it.

Tallia said...

awww gosh that looks so good! You are making me hungry!


Joy said...

I LOVE bread pudding, and with added caramel?? Oh, my goodness, this sounds fantastic! :)

Joy @ Yesterfood.blogspot.com

Rena said...

You had me at Croissant!

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