Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity. We'll hear their inspiring stories firsthand, whether fighting back from a career-ending injury or transforming their lives and bodies through diet and exercise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
The Future Of Us is a powerful original series from television personality, futurist, filmmaker and techno-philosopher, Jason Silva. In this series, Silva shares his excitement around recent discoveries and inventions.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
The Barefoot Contessa teaches you how to make croissant bread pudding.
Tags:croissant bread pudding recipe,croissant bread pudding dessert,croissant bread pudding idea,croissant bread pudding made easy,foodnetwork,how to make croissant bread pudding
Grab video code:
When I asked my friends about their favorite dessert is, they always say,” croissant bread pudding”. So that’s what we’re going to make for dinner tonight and what’s amazing is, it’s so easy.
So the first thing I want to do is make the custard. A three whole eggs and five egg yolks and I’m going to add in five cups of half and half I know, I know it’s a lot of half and half but I wouldn’t recommend you this everyday it’s a special occasion. Whisk that in, and then I need a cup and a half of sugar and one and a half teaspoons of vanilla. The good news is you're not going to believe how easy this is to make.
Whisk that all up, this is really like a bread putting except that I’ve sort of turned of the volume and made it with croissant. So that’s it for the custard. So I’m going to get my dish ready. So I’m going to cut this croissant, these are a little still they came out of the freezer, so they were leftover. You can use fresh croissant but it’s really better, interesting when you use still ones because they are drier and they absorb that custard better.
Actually I decided to try it with croissant because I thought they are sort of light and airier than bread and I thought it would be really nice to see how it work. I have about six croissant here but you can really use as many croissant that will fit in the pan. You want two layers of croissant. This is about a couple of raisins in it and I put the raisins actually between the layers of croissant because if they end up on top they will burn when they’re baked.
Then we’re going to put the second layer on, all right now I’ll put all this fabulous custard on. Just pour over the whole thing. Now it comes the fun part. You have to just get the croissant absorb all that custard by holding it down for a minute. You can see the bubbles coming up, so just—it’s absorbing all the gorgeous custard. Well let that soak for a minute while I get the water bath ready.
So it’s always a good idea when you’re making custard to put it on a water bath. It actually keeps the temperature down. And a lot of people say, you have to boil the water. I just use really hot tap water. The easier the better. So I’m going to cover the pan and not just the dish but the whole pan with foil. I’m going to put into a 350 degree oven for about 45 minutes. And by then the custard is going to start to set and then I’ll take the foil off, bake it for another 45 minutes and you’ll see it’s going to get really puffed and brown and just gorgeous.
And there it goes. Carefully because you don’t want water and it goes—
So the croissant breading pudding is been baking for about 45 minutes on a 350. And now—and then just take off the foil and let it bake for another 45 minutes until it gets puffed and nicely brown and it will be delicious.
I’m just going to get the croissant bread pulling out of the oven. Oh, so gorgeous! Kind of rest on top of the stove.