Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding
This chocolaty rich, bread and butter pudding will leave your family wanting more! It’s easy to make and is great fun to cook with your kids or partner. Submitted by James who is a keen cook and enjoys preparing meals for his family.
6 large Pain du Chocolat (choolate bread)
300 mls Single cream
150 mls Semi skimmed Milk
4 large eggs
100g Caster sugar
½ Teaspoon Vanilla extractPREPARATION TIME: 1 minute
Turn the oven on to 180°C / Fan 160°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4
Cut your Pain du Chocolat into slices, 3 – 4 cm thick. Lightly butter them.
Butter an oven proof dish generously, and arrange the slices at the base of the dish.
Pour the cream and milk into a pan and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
Whisk the eggs and then add the caster sugar and vanilla extract (to taste). Add this mixture to the hot cream and milk.STEP 3
This mixture should then be poured over the Pain du Chocolat and left standing for 20 minutes, or until they have soaked up a lot of the liquid.STEP 4
Stand the oven proof dish in a roasting tray and half fill the tray (the space around the dish) with boiling water.STEP 5
Bake for 30 minutes until top goes golden and custard has set.