Yield: 8 servings
3 c Whipping cream
10 oz White chocolate
1 c Milk
1/2 c Sugar
8 Egg yolks
1 Loaf French bread (sliced into 1/4-inch pieces, dried in oven
2 tablespoon Chocolate shavings, for garnish
8 oz Melted white chocolate
3 oz Heavy cream
Heat whipping cream and add white chocolate; when chocolate is melted remove from heat (you may want to use double boiler to avoid scorching).
In double boiler, heat milk, sugar, eggs, and yolks until warm. Blend egg mixture into cream and chocolate mixture.
Place bread slices in a baking pan -- pour one-half mixture over bread and let settle (let bread soak up the mixture) and then top with rest of mixture. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour at 275~. Remove foil and bake for 15 minutes until top ois golden brown.
Gently melt white chocolate in double boiler; remove from heat and mix in heavy cream. Spoon over bread pudding. Serves eight.
Spoon hot out of the pan or let cool to room temperature for about 15 minutes. Loosen sides and invert pan. Cut into squares, circles, triangles, etc.. Top with sauce and sprinkle with chocolate shavings.