Recipe for bánh chuối nướng (Vietnamese banana bread pudding)

Compared to other Vietnamese sandwich shop goodies, banana bread pudding is relatively easy to make at home, perhaps because of its strong connection with Western desserts. The ingredients contain bread, milk, rum, and vanilla, but at the end of the day, the tropical note of banana plays the key role. Ingredients: – 1 bunch of banana ~ 7-8 fingers, preferably Chuoi Su cultivar (also known as Chuoi Xiem, Pisang Siem, Siusok, Kluai Namwa Daeng) – 1.5 loaves of old stale bread (the pullman loaf to make sandwiches) – Rum (1 tbs for every 300g of banana) (optional) – 2 cups milk – 2 cups coconut milk – 2 eggs – 1 1/4 cups sugar – 4 tbs melted butter – 1 tbs vanilla (optional) Use an 8-inch (20-25 cm) cake pan, at least 2 inches (5 cm) thick so that the bread pudding has enough room to rise. Grease the pan. Continue reading Recipe for bánh chuối nướng (Vietnamese banana bread pudding)