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Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding w/Chocolate Brandy Sauce

Chunks of half-melted chocolate appear in every bite of this sinfully good bread pudding.  And it gets even better….you serve it in a pool of brandy sauce.

Ingredients

  •  1 (1 pound) loaf day-old French bread
  • 3 ½ cups milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 2 (4-oz.) bittersweet chocolate baking bars, chopped

Instructions

  1. Tear bread into small pieces, place in a large bowl.  Add milk and half-and-half, let mixture stand 10 minutes.
  2. Combine eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt, add to bread, stirring well.  Stir in chopped chocolate.  Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 13 x 9 inch pan.  Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees for 55 minutes or until firm and lightly browned.  Serve warm with warm White Chocolate Brandy Sauce.

White Chocolate Brandy Sauce

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • ½ cup half-and-half
  • 1 (4- oz) white chocolate, baking bar
  • 3 Tbsp. brandy

Instructions

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.  Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.  Remove from heat; add white chocolate, stirring until chocolate melts.  Stir in brandy.  Serve warm.
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Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Recipes

 

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