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Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse’s Bread Pudding

Show off your cooking skills to friends and family with this easy-to-make local Charlotte favorite.


  • 1 loaf brioche bread
  • 2 quarts heavy cream 
  • 20 eggs 
  • 3 pounds sugar 
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1/4 cup sea salt 
  • 1-2 scoops vanilla bean ice cream (optional)
  • 1-2 tablespoons caramel topping (optional)


  • Take 10 of the 20 eggs and separate egg yolks from egg whites, discarding egg whites and keeping yolks in a bowl. Then crack remaining 10 eggs directly into bowl of 10 yolks.
  • Tear bread into large chunks and fill hotel pan with them.
  • Mix all ingredients together and allow to simmer on stovetop, taking care not to let curdle.
  • Pour warm mixture over bread in hotel pan.
  • Place pan in oven and bake at 350 F for 45 minutes. 
  • Allow to cool before cutting into individual pieces. 
  • Garnish each plate with caramel topping and top with vanilla bean ice cream.

*For reheating, place individual bread pudding servings in oven.


Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse
215 S. Main St.
Davidson, NC 28036

This article ran in the May 2016 issue of Happenings Magazine.
View more Charlotte Flavor recipes.

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