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Chocolate Bread Pudding

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  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Bread cubes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (1/2 Inch, Loosely Packed For Measuring, Use French / Italian / Vienna Bread)
  Half and half/Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Scant)
  Unsweetened chocolate 1 Ounce (1 Envelope / Square)
  Egg 1 Large
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
For this pudding, use a small flat-bottom casserole, or a 6-inch souffle dish.
Melt butter in dish while preheating oven.
Add bread cubes; toss with a fork to mix; set aside.
In small saucepan, combine half-and-half or milk with chocolate.
Whisk over low heat until mixture is hot and thoroughly blended.
In a small bowl, combine egg, sugar, salt and vanilla; whisk to blend.
Add hot chocolate mixture slowly, while whisking.
Pour over bread cubes; mix gently, but thoroughly.
Set dish in pan containing 1/2 inch warm tap water.
Bake until a rinsed knife inserted half way to center comes out clean, not milky, 25-30 minutes.
Remove dish from hot water; cool about 20 minutes before serving.
Serve warm with Hard Sauce or serve cool with whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1088 Calories from Fat 540

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.4%

Saturated Fat 36.2 g181.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 333.3 mg111.1%

Sodium 880.1 mg36.7%

Total Carbohydrates 121 g40.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.3%

Sugars 71.2 g

Protein 22 g44.8%

Vitamin A 29.5% Vitamin C 3.6%

Calcium 41.6% Iron 47.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe