Bill's own chocolate bread pudding

Bill Snead


My mother made a chocolate bread pudding when I was a kid and I loved it. Sadly, I didn't get her recipe before she passed away, but from memory of watching her make it, I have come up with something similar. She used leftover homemade biscuits because we seldom had white loaf bread in the late forties. I substituted loaf bread and it comes out pretty good.


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30 Min
40 Min


  • ·
    preheat oven to 375 degrees f.
  • 1/2
    loaf of leftover white bread 10 oz.
  • 2 c
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3 large
  • 1/4 c
    cooking oil or 1/2 stick butter (melted)
  • 1 c
    self rising flour
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Bill's own chocolate bread pudding


  1. crumble bread into a large mixing bowl
  2. place water into a small sauce pan and bring to almost boiling. Add cocoa to water and stir until well mixed.
  3. pour cocoa/water mixture over crumbled bread and mix until most of bread is brown in color. May have a few white spots. This is o.k.
  4. add milk, sugar, salt and flour and stir until well mixed.
  5. add beaten eggs, vanilla extract and cooking oil/butter. mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. pour mixture into a lightly greased 9"x13"x2" pan or baking dish. ( I use cooking spray with flour)
  7. Bake about 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Serve warm as is, or add ice cream, chocolate sauce, or whipped cream.

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About Bill's own chocolate bread pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings, Chocolate

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