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Ocean Avenue Chocolate Bread Pudding

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Serves 8
Ocean Avenue Chocolate Bread Pudding

Pudding

1

Combine cream, milk, sugar and vanilla bean in saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth, 8 to 10 minutes. Discard vanilla bean.

2

Melt chocolate in microwave at half power, 2 minutes.

3

Add egg yolks to cream mixture until well blended. Stir in melted chocolate.

4

Add bread slices to cream mixture and soak 15 minutes. Pour into 13x9-inch baking dish, spreading evenly. Cover dish with foil and place in larger pan of warm water. Bake at 350 degrees until custard is set, 55 minutes to 1 hour. Serve with Creme Anglaise.

Creme anglaise

1

Combine milk, cream, sugar and vanilla bean in saucepan over low heat. Bring to boil. Discard vanilla bean.

2

Add 1 cup milk mixture to egg yolks, return to pan and cook over low heat, stirring until blended and slightly thickened, 5 minutes. Cool.

Challah bread works well in this recipe.

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