Commander’s Palace Bread Pudding Soufflé

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    , with some left over
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

A signature recipe from the jewel in the Brennan family crown of restaurants in New Orleans. At first, I wondered why anyone would take a simple thing like bread pudding and go to all the trouble of baking it, just to cut it up and rebake it in a soufflé batter.

Try it—it’s worth it. The soufflé is light and luscious—like inhaling vanilla-scented air. This is what you’ll be spoon-fed in the nursery in heaven—but why wait?

At Commander’s Palace, it is served with whiskey sauc