Chocolate Bread Pudding-BakinTime

Beth M.

By
@BakinTime

I remember my mom making this, when I was a little girl, however, I haven't got her recipe. I just like to "wing-it" and make it my way with what I have. Today, I used some fresh eggs that a friend gave us recently; they were blue eggs which I think come from Arauncana chickens.

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
sugar
2 oz
unsweetened baker's chocolate
3 Tbsp
butter
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
cocoa powder,unsweetened
1 tsp
espresso powder

PLACE THOSE SIX INGREDIENTS IN DOUBLE BOILER OVER HOT WATER AND STIR FREQUENTLY TO BLEND

2 c
half and half
6 medium
eggs, beaten

COMBINE HALF AND HALF WITH ABOVE INGREDIENTS UNTIL BLENDED, THEN ADD BEATEN EGGS, AND REMOVE FROM HEAT.

9 slice
good bread, crusts removed on edges if desired
2 Tbsp
butter, to dot top with
1 Tbsp
sugar, to sprinkle on top.

SPRAY A DEEP 3-QUART CASSEROLE WITH COOKING SPRAY; LINE THE CASSEROLE WITH SEVERAL LAYERS OF BREAD, SLICED AND CUT INTO STRIPS.

Step-By-Step

1PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES. ASSEMBLE PUDDING BY LAYERING BREAD, THEN POUR MIXTURE OVER AND PAT DOWN AND LET REST A FEW MINUTES TO SOAK UP THE CHOCOLATE.
2DOT THE TOP WITH SMALL PIECES OF THE BUTTER AND SPRINKLE SUGAR OVER THE TOP. BAKE PUDDING FOR 45 MINUTES UNCOVERED.
3REMOVE AND LET COOL ABOUT TEN MINUTES, BEFORE SERVING IF YOU LIKE IT VERY WARM. TOP IT WITH EITHER WHIPPED CREAM, VANILLA ICE CREAM OR A SAUCE OF YOUR CHOICE. I THOUGHT OF KAHLUA, OR HOT CHOCOLATE SAUCE WITH ICE CREAM! I ATE MINE PLAIN AND LOVED IT.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #rich, #warm, #satisfying