Serves: 6

6 Kings Hawaian rolls, 3 hamburger buns, any left over buns
1 cup half and half
1 cup canned 100% pumpkin puree
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup sugar
½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ ground cloves

Caramel Sauce
½ cup + 2 tablespoons brown sugar
¼ cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
¼ cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla

In large bowl, cut rolls into larger bite sized pieces and set aside. in medium bowl, whisk half and half, pumpkin, eggs and vanilla. Add in ½ cup white and ½ cup brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and clove. Whisk until well combined. Pour over bread pieces and gently fold in until bread is fully coated. Refrigerate at least one hour.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 8x8 inch square pan with butter, shortening or cooking spray. Pour bread mixture into pan. Bake uncovered for about 35 minutes.

In small saucepan, melt brown sugar and butter over medium heat. Once butter is fully melted, stir in cream until mixture is smooth, about three minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and cool for several minutes. Drizzle sauce over top of bread pudding and serve warm with remaining sauce and whipped cream

Presented by Tee Dedrick, Special Tee Cookies & Catering