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Pineapple-Coconut Bread Pudding

pineapple-coconut bread pudding Dessert
Pineapple-Coconut Bread Pudding
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 10

Serve your family with this pudding that’s made with coconut, pineapple and bread – a tasty slow cooked dessert.

Updated February 1, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1
    tablespoon butter, softened
  • 8
    eggs
  • 2
    cans (13.5 oz each) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
  • 1
    1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1
    cup chopped dried pineapple
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1
    loaf (1 lb) French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1
    can (8 oz) unsweetened crushed pineapple in juice, drained, juice reserved
  • 1
    tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1
    tablespoon honey
  • 2
    tablespoons dark rum or 2 teaspoons rum extract
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • Toasted coconut, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Grease bottom and side of 6-quart slow cooker with 1 tablespoon butter. In very large bowl, mix eggs, coconut milk, 1 1/2 cups coconut, dried pineapple, sugar, vanilla and salt. Add bread cubes; toss to coat. Pour mixture into slow cooker. Let stand 30 minutes or cover and refrigerate up to 18 hours.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour. Reduce heat setting to Low. Cover; cook 2 hours longer or until puffed and set.
  • 3
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, place reserved pineapple juice and enough water to equal 3/4 cup. Stir in cornstarch and honey with wire whisk until smooth. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes 30 seconds or until thickened. Stir in rum. Microwave on High 30 seconds. Add crushed pineapple and 1/4 cup butter; stir until butter is melted. Serve warm bread pudding with pineapple sauce. Garnish with toasted coconut.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
583
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30 1/2g
0%
Saturated Fat
23g
0%
Sodium
452mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
66 1/2g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
12 1/2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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