Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe
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Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe

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This is a fun recipe because the chocolate makes in different from traditional bread pudding. It's a rich, comforting dessert.—Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices day-old bread, crusts removed and cut into cubes (about 3 cups)
  • Confectioners' sugar or whipped cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 622 calories, 17g fat (9g saturated fat), 145mg cholesterol, 656mg sodium, 105g carbohydrate (79g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. In a small microwave-wave bowl, melt chocolate; stir until smooth.
  2. Stir in cream; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the sugar, milk, egg, vanilla and salt. Stir in chocolate mixture. Add bread cubes and toss to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  4. Spoon into two greased 2-cup souffle dishes. Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  5. If desired, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar or top with a dollop of whipped cream. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Bread Pudding in Taste of Home October/November 1993, p22

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cristionahf User ID: 7256558 1406
Reviewed May. 9, 2013

"I absolutely love this recipe, super simple and super yum!"

Kelli F. User ID: 1506371 1620
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"This is so good and easy to prepare. Great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream."

acooker User ID: 3853720 953
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2009

"Absolutely delicious. Especially good when served with melted semisweet chocolate or hot fudge sauce. I shared the recipe with my sister who used banana bread and said it was a hit with her friends."

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