Chocolate Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
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Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • Bread
  • 4½ cups day-old French bread, cubed
  • 3 cups milk, scalded
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup SACO Chocolate CHUNKS
  • Caramel Sauce
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • ½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup butter
Instructions
  1. Bread
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Spray a 2 qt. casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Place bread cubes in a large bow.
  5. In saucepan over medium heat, scald milk.
  6. In a separate bowl place sugar, Saco Premium Baking Cocoa, salt and butter.
  7. Add hot scalded milk to sugar/cocoa and mix until butter is melted and sugar and cocoa are dissolved.
  8. Add beaten eggs, then vanilla extract.
  9. Pour milk mixture into bread cubes and mix together gently.
  10. Don’t mix too much or you will have mush!
  11. Spoon ½ of the mix into casserole dish, layer with the chocolate chunks, cover with remaining bread mixture.
  12. Place casserole dish into large baking pan with high sides.
  13. Pour enough water in baking pan to come up about ⅓ of the way up the side of the casserole dish, creating a water bath.
  14. Bake for 45-50 minutes.
  15. Serve warm with Caramel Sauce and top with white chocolate shavings.
  16. Caramel Sauce
  17. In a saucepan, but without any heat mix the first five ingredients together with a wire whisk.
  18. Add butter and place over medium heat.
  19. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil and allow to boil for one minute.
  20. Serve warm or store in refrigerator.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 572 Fat: 22g Saturated fat: 12g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 86g Sugar: 52g Sodium: 564mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 13g Cholesterol: 161mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/chocolate-bread-pudding-with-caramel-sauce/