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Microwave Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe

Microwave Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe

For an easy dessert that’s sure to be a family favorite, make chocolate bread pudding. Use your imagination and add a fun topping like a chocolate kiss or sliced strawberries.”—Julie Johnson, Westminster, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 20 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 cup chocolate syrup
  • 9 slices white bread, cubed
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Crushed peppermint candies, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, and syrup. Gently stir in bread; let stand for 15 minutes or until bread is softened.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Microwave at 50% power for 18-22 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add sugar and extracts; beat until soft peaks form. Serve with bread pudding. Sprinkle with candies if desired. Yield: 9 servings (2 cups whipped cream).
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece with about 3 tablespoons whipped cream (calculated without candies) equals 354 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 189 mg cholesterol, 285 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.