Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding
 
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Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • 1 can (14 oz) ducle de Leche
  • 2½ cups low fat milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp. Vanilla
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • Loaf of challah bread (or any dense white bread), cut into 2 inch cubes
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 8x10 baking dish.
  2. Reserve ¼ cup of the dulce de Leche.
  3. In a large saucepan over low to medium heat, bring the remaining dulce de Leche & milk to a simmer. Turn off heat.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, vanilla & salt. Slowly whisk in the hot milk mixture.
  5. Toss the cubed bread in the mixture in the large mixing bowl. Let sit for 2-3 minutes, then toss the bread again.
  6. Spread half the soaked bread in the buttered baking dish. Sprinkle half the chocolate chips then half of the almonds. Repeat this process again.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until set in the center.
  8. Serve warm, drizzle with the reserved dulce de Leche.
Recipe by Grey Stripes & Denim at http://www.greystripesanddenim.com/chocolate-chunk-bread-pudding/