Hot Chocolate Bread Pudding
Hot Chocolate Bread Pudding might be just the dessert you are searching for. This recipe serves 12. One serving contains 506 calories, 11g of protein, and 28g of fat. This recipe covers 14% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up bread, ground cinnamon, heavy cream, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 2 hours.
Grease 9x13-inch baking dish with butter; set aside. In large bowl, whisk eggs, granulated sugar, and salt until lightened, about 30 seconds; set aside.
In medium saucepan, whisk brown sugar with cocoa to combine.
Whisk in milk and cream and heat over medium heat until warm.
Whisk in bittersweet chocolate, espresso powder, and cinnamon until chocolate is melted.
Whisk chocolate mixture into egg mixture until combined.
Whisk in vanilla extract.
Add bread cubes to chocolate mixture and gently toss to evenly moisten bread.
Let sit to allow bread to thoroughly saturate, 30 to 45 minutes, occasionally pressing bread gently with rubber spatula. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 325 degrees F.
Gently pour bread mixture into prepared baking dish. Tuck chopped semisweet chocolate into bread pudding, evenly distributing.
Bake until pudding is just set in center, 45 to 55 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool about 30 minutes before serving.
In chilled bowl of standing mixer fitted with whip attachment, whip cream, sugar, and vanilla on medium-high speed until soft peak.
Serve with bread pudding.