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Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding
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    servings, about 1/2 cup each



PREHEAT the oven to 350°F. Toss bread cubes and melted butter on ungreased, large baking sheet. Spread out evenly.

BAKE for about 20 minutes or until golden. Let coo1 for 10 minutes on sheet on wire rack.

GREASE 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Transfer toasted bread cubes prepared baking dish and let cool completely.

WHISK evaporated milk, water, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla extract in large bowl. Pour custard mixture over the top of the bread cubes pressing down on the bread, so it is mostly submerged in the liquid. Let stand for 1 hour, pressing down on bread once or twice.

PREHEAT the oven to 400°F. Break 12 cookie dough squares in half and dot bread mixture with dough pieces. Cover the dish snugly with foil.

BAKE for 25 minutes. Carefully remove foil and bake for an additional 35 to 40 minutes until custard is set and the top is golden brown. Serve warm with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream, if desired.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 13g 20%
  • Saturated Fat 7g 35%
  • Cholesterol 70mg 23%
  • Sodium 270mg 11%
  • Carbohydrates 28g 9%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 6%
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 4g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.