Food Recipes Croissant and Chocolate Bread Pudding 4.2 (549) 8 Reviews This decadent chocolate bread pudding couldn't be easier: Just combine all the ingredients and bake for 30 minutes. By Kate Merker Kate Merker Kate Merker is the chief food director at Hearst Magazines. She has over two decades of experience producing food content for print and digital publications, including Real Simple. Highlights: * At Real Simple, Kate worked her way up from editorial assistant to senior food editor * Served as food and nutrition director at Woman's Day for seven years * Joined Hearst Magazines as chief food director (2017) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 2, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email This rich, decadent dessert couldn’t be easier—just combine all the ingredients and bake for 30 minutes. Get the recipe. Photo: Con Poulos Hands On Time: 10 mins Total Time: 50 mins Yield: 8 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts 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 ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg 6 croissants, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 pound) 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, cut into chunks Directions Heat oven to 375°F. Butter an 8-inch square or other shallow 2-quart baking dish. 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. 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. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 587 Calories 31g Fat 64g Carbs 10g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 587 % Daily Value * Total Fat 31g 40% Saturated Fat 19g 95% Cholesterol 242mg 81% Sodium 588mg 26% Total Carbohydrate 64g 23% Total Sugars 2g Protein 10g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.