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       Title: BANANA BREAD PUDDING
  Categories: Puddings
       Yield: 8 servings
  
 --------------------------PUDDING--------------------------
       6    Slices whole wheat bread-
            -torn into big cubes
       3    Eggs
       3    Ripe bananas, mashed
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
       2 c  Warm water
      14 oz Can sweetened condensed milk
     1/4 c  Flaked or shredded coconut
       2 tb Margerine or butter, melted
       2 tb Vanilla extract
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Chopped pecans
 
 ---------------------BUTTER RUM SAUCE---------------------
     1/4 c  Butter
     3/4 c  Brown sugar, firmly packed
     1/2 c  Cream
       2 tb Rum or 1 ts rum flavoring
  
   PUDDING: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Place bread
   cubes in a greased 9-inch
   baking pan.  In a large bowl, beat together eggs,
   banana and cinnamon.  Add remaining ingredients,
   except chopped pecans and Butter Rum Sauce. Pour
   mixture evenly over bread, moistening completely.
   Sprinkle pecans on top.  Bake 45 to 50 minutes or
   until knife comes out clean. Cool.  Serve warm with
   Butter Rum Sauce. BUTTER RUM SAUCE: In a sauce, melt
   butter; add brown sugar and cream.  Boil rapidly 8 to
   10 minutes; add rum or rum flavoring.  Serve warm.
   Makes about 1 cup
  
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