Croissant and Chocolate Bread Pudding

Croissant and Chocolate Bread Pudding
Con Poulos
This rich, decadent dessert couldn’t be easier—just combine all the ingredients and bake for 30 minutes.

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Serves 8
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
50
minutes

Ingredients

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

 

Kate Merker
December 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 52%
  • Fat 31 g
  • Sat Fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 242 mg
  • Sodium 588 mg
  • Protein 10 g
  • Carbohydrate 64 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Sugar 2 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.