White Chocolate Bread Pudding

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Debbie Thurmond

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@debbiethurmond

Although, there are never any leftovers with this dessert, it is wonderful when served warm or cold. I use extra white Chocolate to dip fresh strawberries and serve my bread pudding with a dipped strawberry on the side. It makes this simple dessert look quite elegant.

Rating:
★★★★★ 7 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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BREAD PUDDING:

1 loaf
french or italian bread
4 large
eggs, lightly beaten
2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
granulated sugar
1 stick
butter, melted
4 c
half and half, or heavy whipping cream
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
3/4 - 1 c
chopped pecans (optional)

WHITE CHOCOLATE SAUCE:

1 box
white chocolate baking chocolate, broken into pieces
1 stick
butter, sliced into pieces
1 c
confectioners' sugar
4-6 tsp
water

How to Make White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Step-by-Step

  • 1Tear the bread into small pieces into a large bowl. Cover with paper towel or dish towel and allow to sit for 8-12 hours ahead of time (or overnight) to dry out.
  • 2For the Bread Pudding, preheat the oven to 350F.
  • 3In a medium bowl, mix lightly beaten eggs, sugar, half and half or cream, ground cinnamon and vanilla. Beat slowly until smooth.
  • 4Melt butter in the microwave and beat it slowly into the sugar mixture.Pour this mixture over the bread pieces and stir gently to coat all the bread pieces.
  • 5Pour mixture into a lightly greased 9 x 13 pan and press down gently to get rid of air pockets.
  • 6Bake for 45 minutes at 350F or until lightly golden. Do not overbake.
  • 7For the White Chocolate Sauce, do NOT make the chocolate sauce until the bread pudding is out of the oven because it will get too hard.
  • 8Put chocolate pieces and butter pieces into a microwave safe bowl and microwave until melted, stirring every 30 seconds until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • 9Gradually add the confectioner’s sugar and beat until smooth.
  • 10Add water a bit at a time until the chocolate mixture is smooth and easy to pour.
  • 11Pour the chocolate sauce evenly over the top of the baked bread pudding.

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About White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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