6 cups bread (we used homemade unsweetened banana bread)
2 tablespoons butter melted
4 eggs beaten
2 cups warm milk
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon rum extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup water
2/3 cup heavy cream
4 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped and toasted walnuts
Preheat oven to 350°.
Tear bread apart, and place in baking pans. *(Either one 8 inch or four mini loaf pans.)
Melt butter and drizzly it over the top of the bread.
In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, sugar, rum, cinnamon, and vanilla till well mixed.
Pour your wet mixture over the top of the bread making sure to cover the top of your bread. *(Lightly press down with a fork if needed to make sure the top is covered.)
Bake in the oven for 45 min till the tops spring back lightly when pressed.
Boil the brown sugar and water together.
Add the cream and butter and bring to a boil.
Remove from heat.
Fold in the walnuts.
Pour over the bread pudding.