Sugar Topped Chocolate Bread Pudding

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 1hr 20mins


  • 1 34
    cups whipping cream
  • 12
    cup sugar, plus
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • 14
    cup whole milk
  • 1 14
    cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4
    cups French bread, cut into 1 inch cubes


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Lightly spray a 1-1/2 quart shallow baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Bring 1/2 cup sugar, cream and whole milk to a simmer, stir until sugar dissolves.
  • Remove from heat and add 1 cup of the chocolate chips whisking until melted and smooth.
  • In a large bowl, lightly beat egg and vanilla just till blended.
  • Slowly whisk the hot chocolate mixture into the egg mixture.
  • Allow custard to cool for 10 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add bread cubes and remaining chocolate chips to the custard mixture.
  • Toss lightly to coat.
  • Pour mixture into prepared baking dish, sprinkle with 2 Tbsp of sugar.
  • Bake until the custard thickens and center is just set, about 50 minutes.
  • Serve warm.