Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding

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Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding is a classic bread pudding recipe, kicked up with chocolate chunks and rum sauce. This sweet treat is easy to make, and perfect for brunch, dessert, and potlucks!

Rich and creamy, this bread pudding has large chunks of chocolate. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. One bite and you’ll agree that this is the ultimate bread pudding recipe!

Rich and creamy chocolate bread pudding in a white ramekin.

Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding

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Make Hubs this decadent, sinfully rich Chocolate Bread Pudding!! You know what they say… “Ask for forgiveness, not permission”!

Layers of bread, custard, and chocolate make for the perfect comfort food. Not overly sweet, Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding has more of a cake-like texture than a moist, pudding-like consistency. I formulated this recipe just for the Hubs since I may, or may not, have run the credit card up…

Baked bread custard in a ramekin.

Bread Pudding Recipe Notes

  1. This is a great way to use day-old bread. Crusty and dry bread will soak up the wonderful custard better.
  2. I suggest using dark chocolate for this recipe, but any chocolate will do. I used a dark bar, but you can also your chocolate chips.
  3. Allow at least 10 minutes for the bread to sit and soak in the custard.
  4. If you don’t like rum, a warm caramel sauce would also be tasty with this Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding.
Bread pudding dessert with chocolate chunks.

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Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding in white ramekins.

Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding

Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding – creamy custard is mixed with crusty bread and studded with dark chocolate chunks in this kicked up version of the classic dessert.
Author: Paula
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
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Ingredients

  • 16 oz loaf French bread
  • 2/3 cup half and half + more if needed
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 4 oz bittersweet chocolate bars, chopped (Ghirardelli)

RUM SAUCE

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 3 Tablespoon dark rum
  • 4 oz white chocolate chopped (Ghirardelli bar)

Instructions

  • Tear or cube bread into small pieces; place on a cookie sheet and bake 15 minutes or until dry in a 200 degree. Remove and allow to cool. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Combine half and half, and sweetened condensed milk, pour over bread. Allow to sit 10 minutes, carefully stir so that all the bread absorbs the milk at various times.
  • Combine eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla and salt. Add to bread. Stir well.
  • Stir in chopped chocolate. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 13×9 inch pan.
  • Bake, uncovered at 325 degrees 45 minutes or until firm and lightly browned.
  • Cool. Cut into squares and serve warm with Rum Sauce.

RUM SAUCE

  • Combine sugar, butter, and half and half; bring to a boil. Boil 2 minutes over med-high heat until sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add chocolate and stir until melted. Add rum. Serve warm over Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding.

Nutrition

Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 230mg | Potassium: 190mg | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 684IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 1mg
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