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CANO & PhotoNOLA…

Jan 19 - Feb 28, 2017
CANO is proud to announce our first photography exhibition in conjunction with… more

Clarence John…

Jan 19 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Jan 19, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Exhibition to feature…

Jan 19 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Heart of the House

Jan 19, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

Historic New Orleans…

Jan 19 - Apr 9, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Lilith in Loa…

Jan 19, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

Rashaad Newsome:…

Jan 19 - Feb 12, 2017
New Orleans-born artist Rashaad Newsome returns for this interdisciplinary… more

Saenger Theatre…

Jan 19 - 22, 2017
Experience the phenomenon of Grammy and Tony Award Winning Disney's The Lion… more

Thursdays at Twilight…

Jan 19 - 19, 2017
This very popular series with an array of musicians and Mint Juleps will begin… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Jan 20 - Jun 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Jan 20 - 20, 2017
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Wild Magnolia's Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr's… more

Rashaad Newsome:…

Jan 20 - 20, 2017
New Orleans-born artist Rashaad Newsome returns for this interdisciplinary… more

Shen Yun Chinese…

Jan 20 - 21, 2017
A Gift from Heaven IN ANCIENT TIMES, China was known as the Land of the… more

Backyard Grooves

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Corsets and Cowboys…

Jan 21 - 21, 2017
A mechanical bull, a bourbon tasting, a silent auction and good times are on… more

Double Dose

Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Jan 21 - 21, 2017
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Jake Eckert Band! more

The House of Groove

Jan 21, 2017
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The New Movement…

Jan 21 - May 20, 2017
Join us at the New Movement for  stand -up comedy show - Go… more

CANO & PhotoNOLA…

Jan 19 - Feb 28, 2017
CANO is proud to announce our first photography exhibition in conjunction with… more
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Gerard Maras' Banana Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

New Orleans Cooking Experience
Gerard Maras' Banana Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Banana Bread Pudding
Ingredients:

• 8 eggs
• 1 large loaf po boy loaf, cut in 3/4' slices
• 1/2 cup sugar
• 3 cups cream
• 2 cups milk
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 1/4 pound butter
• 1 ripe banana
• 1/2 teaspoon salt

Method of Preparation:
Cut bread and let dry for a few hours before needed. Make custard by blending egg, milk, cream, vanilla.

Remove 2 cups of custard and blend on blender with ripe Banana. Pour mixture over bread and let set in a large bowl until bread is totally soaked with custard. Line a 10" x 8" baking pan with buttered parchment. Pour bread mixture into pan. Cover bread with buttered parchment and cover again with foil. Bake at 325 degree for approx. 1 hour. Remove foil and parchment. Allow to brown lightly, then remove from oven to rest for 30 minutes. Invert bread pudding onto a cutting board and cut to desired size. Saute Banana slice in butter and add caramel sauce to pan. Pour mixture over pudding before serving.

Caramel Sauce:
Ingredients:

• 3/4 cup sugar
• 1/3 cup cream
• 1/4 cup butter...unsalted

Method of Preparation:
In a heavy stainless sauce pan, add 1/3 of the sugar. When sugar melts and starts to caramelize, add another 1/3 of the sugar....Add last third after all sugar is melted and lightly caramelized. When sugar syrup is a medium brown color, remove from heat and add butter alternately with cream. Whisk together well, then pour caramel sauce into a clean container. Let come to room temperature before using.

 

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