Thursday, 9 March 2006

From Leftovers To A Breakfast

As I wanted to prepare a breakfast for today, I was looking around my pantry of what I can find. I had some leftover butter braid. Then, found that I had 2 very ripe bananas that would not wait for another day. Also found a bottle of buttermilk in my fridge that was nearing it's expiry date. I thought "Oh God! I can't afford to waste all these things. I'll have to use them up by today". I wondered how to put all the 3 ingredients together. Then, came up with this recipe.

Banana Bread Pudding



What do we need:

4 slices of bread
2 bananas
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
2 tbsp butter, melted
2 tbsp brown sugar
Chocolate chunks, as desired

How do we do it:

Cut the bread slices into 1 inch cubes.

Grease a baking dish or a casserole with a little butter. Arrange the bread cubes in it. Set aside.

Put the bananas, buttermilk, eggs, melted butter, and sugar into a blender and blend them until it becomes a smooth mixture.

Pour the mixture onto the bread cubes. Sprinkle some chocolate chunks on top.

Bake in a preheated oven at 180° C for about 20-30 minutes.



I love anything with bananas. While baking, the beautiful aroma of the bananas was lingering throughout my apartment. I decided to add the chocolate chunks as chocolates and bananas are marriage made in heaven. Did not want to use chocolate chips as they are too small and tend to melt faster. So, I just chopped a bar of chocolate, of course Swiss Chocolate, into big chunks and sprinkled them on top.

Banana bread pudding is best served warm or cold with chocolate sauce, if desired.

9 comments:

Luv2cook said...

Pushpa:

Wow. That looks so good and it is so creative of you to come up with something like this!

Puspha said...

Thanx, luv2cook :)

fooDcrazEE said...

yeah ! creative..and the best is u save a lot of wastage...good work there..what a mummy!

Puspha said...

Mike: Thanx uncle Mike. *blush*
Things r just too expensive here to be wasted.

BoZo said...

Pushpa,your banana bread pudding looks yummy!! I'll definitely will try out yr recipe when I get hold of those ingredients.. though it's sinful for me with the chocolates and bananas.. so how to lose weight?

Priya said...

Now thats called creativity ! its looks yummy

Annita said...

Again..something great which i'm sure my toddler will love..He's very fond of bananas,milk & bread..:))
Thanks Pushpa..Very creative..Keep going..Looking forward for mor recipes like this..

erin said...

That sounds absolutely delicious.

Puspha said...

Sharon: Thanx auntie. Aiya!! Once in a while having something sinful is ok lah. Hehehehe.....

Priya: Thank u for the compliments.

Annita: Do try it out & let me know how ur son likes it. Thank u very much for ur encouragements.

Erin: Thank u & welcome to my humble blog.

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