Croissant and Chocolate Bread Pudding

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  • Serves 8
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 587 calories
    • Calories 52% calories from fat
    • Fat 31 g
    • Sat Fat 19 g
    • Cholesterol 242 mg
    • Sodium 588 mg
    • Protein 10 g
    • Carbohydrate 64 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 2 g
  • December 2008

Ingredients

  1. Check Unsalted butter for the baking dish
  2. Check 6large egg yolks
  3. Check 2cups whole milk
  4. Check 1cup heavy cream
  5. Check 1cup granulated sugar
  6. Check 1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  7. Check 1/2teaspoon kosher salt
  8. Check 1/2teaspoon ground nutmeg
  9. Check 6 croissants, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 pound)
  10. Check 4ounces bittersweet chocolate, cut into chunks

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Butter an 8-inch square or other shallow 2-quart baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, milk, cream, sugar, vanilla, salt, and nutmeg. Add the croissants and chocolate and mix to combine.
  3. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish and bake until set and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 40 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.