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Chocolate Bread & Butter Pudding
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Chocolate Bread & Butter Pudding

Chocolate Bread & Butter Pudding - The UK version of bread pudding with intense chocolate flavor will make a great addition to your holiday table
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: British
Servings: 8 people

Ingredients

  • 8.2 oz. bread slices
  • 4 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 oz. dark chocolate at least 72% cacao
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Cut the bread slices in half and spread with butter.
  • In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon and mix well.
  • In a square casserole dish, place half of the bread slices, buttered side up.
  • Sprinkle the top liberally with half of the cinnamon sugar and melted chocolate.
  • Add the remaining bread slices on top.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon sugar and melted chocolate.
  • In a saucepan, combine the milk and cream until warm, but not boiling.
  • Meanwhile, beat the eggs until light and airy. Add vanilla extract and beat well.
  • Slowly add the heated milk to the eggs, while whisking constantly to avoid the eggs cooking.
  • Pour this custard mix over the prepared bread in the casserole dish. Let it sit for 5 minutes.
  • With a rubber spatula, press down on the bread slices so that the liquid will rise to cover the bread slices. Let it sit for another 5 minutes.
  • Bake in prepared oven for 40 minutes.