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ISO Fantastic Bread Pudding in the St Pete/Tampa area

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coloradosmom Jan 8, 2011 06:30 PM

For some strange reason, I've been craving Bread Pudding. I had a pretty good version today at Ricky P's Po Boy in St. Pete.

Does anyone else have any suggestions as to where I might find some other hidden bread pudding gems?

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    TampaAurora RE: coloradosmom Jan 8, 2011 06:57 PM

    Cajun Cafe on the Bayou has a Whiskey Bread Pudding that has been known to cause fights when shared - everyone wants the last bite. It's big enough for at least two, and is most certainly an alcoholic dessert, but it's not hidden by any means.

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      willdupre RE: TampaAurora Jan 8, 2011 09:03 PM

      I have to second the Whiskey Bread Pudding at Cajun Cafe, its so addictive that all of my relatives make a special request to go there anytime they are visiting.

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        askdrtodd RE: willdupre Jan 9, 2011 05:56 PM

        I'll third Cajun Cafe, also the restaurant is a great spot, unique and fun right on the river.

    2. sweet_polly RE: coloradosmom Jan 9, 2011 07:20 AM

      The Columbia has the best bread pudding I've ever had in the area. It's a white chocolate bread pudding with Bacardi rum sauce. To. Die. For.

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        rhnault RE: sweet_polly Jan 9, 2011 09:00 AM

        The Columbia bread pudding is my favorite

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          andy huse RE: sweet_polly Jan 10, 2011 06:02 AM

          The Columbia's is excellent and a huge serving. La Segunda bakery makes a flan bread pudding that's good, too.

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          Clarendon RE: coloradosmom Jan 11, 2011 12:22 PM

          Although I always prefer to recommend the Mom 'n Pop places, Nordstrom's Cafe at International Plaza has this dessert, and it is amazing. Mind you, had it not been called "White Chocolate Bread Pudding," I wouldn't necessarily have recognized it as bread pudding. It is, however, one of the most transcendent desserts I have ever had. "Delicate" and "fluffy" are two adjectives that spring to mind (not two I'd associate with my own homemade bread pudding). Try it and tell me what you think!

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          Nordstrom
          10320 W Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414

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            rhnault RE: Clarendon Jan 12, 2011 04:34 AM

            I have always heard good things about the Nordstrom Cafe but have never been.

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