Chocolate Bread & Butter Pudding

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Last Updated on November 19, 2019 by Chef Mireille

Chocolate Bread & Butter Pudding

The UK version of bread pudding with intense chocolate flavor will make a great addition to your holiday table.

Chocolate Bread & Butter Pudding

Bread Pudding is one of my all time favorite desserts and I think just about every country in the world has a version of it – just like Rice Pudding!

I’ve already presented the Caribbean Coconut Bread Pudding here and NOLA style New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding here. I’ve even presented a savory version of bread pudding here! Now it’s time to cross the pond over to the UK!

Bread & Butter Pudding is a little different in that slices of buttered bread are layered into a casserole dish before the custard mix is poured over.

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I took the classic UK dessert to the next level by adding chocolate into it. T

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Garnish with some powdered sugar and serve with some vanilla ice cream to really make it even more spectacular than it already is!

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Every bite will have you craving more!

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HOW TO MAKE 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.
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  1. Farrah

    Oooo, this looks super good! The Caribbean Coconut Bread Pudding sounds tasty as well–clearly, I need to get back to making bread pudding again! It’s been too long! 😛

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