Chocolate Bread Pudding
|Chocolate squares||2 Ounce (1 Ounce Each)|
|Milk||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , separated|
|Vanilla||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Dry bread slices||6 , cut into 1/2-inch cubes|
|Granulated sugar||4 Tablespoon|
Heat chocolate and milk in double boiler until chocolate is melted.
Combine brown sugar and egg yolks; add chocolate mixture gradually, stirring vigorously.
Combine bread and chocolate mixture; let stand 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Turn into buttered baking dish, place in pan of hot water and bake in moderate oven (350°F.) 30 minutes, or until almost firm.
Beat egg whites until foamy; add half of sugar, beating until blended; add remaining sugar and continue beating until mixture will stand in peaks.
Pile meringue lightly into mounds in border around edge of pudding.
Sprinkle meringue with shaved chocolate and continue baking 8 minutes longer, or until meringue is delicately browned.