Praline Bread Pudding


  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 (16-oz.) day-old French bread loaf, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 14 cups)
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped toasted pecans
  • Praline Sauce

How to Make It:

Step 1:

Whisk together first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Add bread cubes, stirring to coat thoroughly. Let stand 1 hour, stirring occasionally to ensure an even coating. Stir in pecans.

Step 2:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 13- x 9-inch baking dish; pour bread mixture into dish. Bake in preheated oven until bubbly around edges and firm in center, about 1 hour, shielding with aluminum foil after 45 to 50 minutes to prevent excessive browning. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve with Praline Sauce.


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