Chocolate Bread Pudding
Category : Dessert
Serving Size : 4

1-1/2 cups milk
1 cup sugar
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1-1/2 ounces baking chocolate
2 tablespoons margarine
2 large eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
whipped cream, optional

Place in top of double boiler the 1-1/2 cups milk, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup stale bread crumbs and 1-1/2 ounces chocolate. Cook over hot water until smooth.

Stir in 2 tablespoons margarine.

Beat eggs until light; add salt, vanilla and 1/2 cup milk. Whisk into the chocolate mixture. Cook until thick.

Pour into a serving dish or to make a firmer pudding, pour into a greased (with margarine) casserole dish and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Add 1/2 cup chopped walnuts after cooking if you prefer. Chill and serve with whipped cream.

Serving Ideas : Serve this cold with whipped cream.