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Daily Chocolate Fix. . .(Chocolate Cranberry Bread Pudding)

Posted by on Aug. 22, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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CHOCOLATE CRANBERRY BREAD PUDDING

Bread Pudding:

8 oz day-old French bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (5-6 cups)

1 cup sweetened dried cranberries

4 eggs

1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar

1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa

3 cups half-and-half

Sauce:

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 Tbs butter

1 cup white vanilla baking chips

1 cup whipping cream

2 Tbs bourbon or 1 tsp vanilla extract

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place bread and cranberries in baking dish; toss to mix.

In large bowl, with wire whisk, beat eggs, brown sugar, cocoa and half-and-half until well blended. Pour over bread mixture. Stir mixture gently with large spoon to coat bread with liquid. let stand 10 minutes. Stir mixture.

Bake uncovered 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

In 1-quart saucepan, mix granulated sugar, butter, baking chips and whippng cream. Cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in bourbon (sauce will be thin). Serve sauceover warm bread pudding.

*recipe taken from Pillsbury's 2008 Annual Recipes

by on Aug. 22, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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4kidz916
by Melissa on Aug. 22, 2012 at 9:34 AM

Sounds like a good fall dessert with the cranberries. 

aenima49
by on Aug. 22, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Mmm cranberry (and bourbon, LOL)

Jukebox_Jenny
by Jenny on Aug. 22, 2012 at 5:14 PM
Looks good!
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VanBurren
by on Aug. 22, 2012 at 6:18 PM

 

Quoting 4kidz916:

Sounds like a good fall dessert with the cranberries. 

 Yeah....the temperature still may be in the 90's here, but I'm just really getting in the mood for fall already.  I always look forward to those warm comfort meals around the holidays.

lillucky8
by on Aug. 22, 2012 at 9:31 PM
Interesting
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