Banana Cream Pie Bread Pudding

Banana Cream Pie Bread Pudding

Serving Size: 8

Nutritional Information: Per Serving: 752 cal., 26 g total fat (14 g sat. fat), 288 mg chol., 378 mg sodium, 114 g carb., 3 g fiber, 18 g pro.

Qty Ingredient
4 whole eggs
1 3/4 cupssugar, divided
5 3/4 cupsmilk, divided
1 teaspoonscinnamon
3 tablespoonsbutter, divided
1/4 cupscornstarch
4 egg whites
1/4 teaspoonscream of tartar


  1. Prepare Banana Bread. Grease a 2-quart rectangular baking dish. Cube bread; place in dish. Whisk together whole eggs, ½ cup sugar, 2¾ cups milk and cinnamon. Pour mixture over bread cubes. Dot with 2 tablespoons butter. Cover; let stand 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour or until set in center.
  2. In a saucepan combine ¾ cup sugar and cornstarch. Stir in 3 cups milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; reduce heat. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Slightly beat egg yolks. Gradually stir 1 cup filling into yolks. Add yolk mixture to saucepen. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; reduce heat. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 tablespoon butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread half of filling over bread pudding. Arrange bananas on top of filling. Top with remaining filling.
  3. For meringue, in a mixing bowl combine egg whites, 1½ teaspoons vanilla and cream of tartar. Beat on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Add remaining ½ cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high speed until mixture forms stiff, glossy peaks (tips stand straight). Spread meringue over hot filling, sealing edges. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool for 60 minutes.
  4. Banana Bread: Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Set aside. Beat ½ cup butter and ¾ cup sugar. Add 2 large whole eggs, 2 bananas and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Combine well. Add 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Mix until blended. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely.