Chocolate-Orange Bread Pudding
Prep: 15 minutes plus standing
Bake: 35 minutes • Serves: 12
1 loaf (22 ounces) brioche bread, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup sliced almonds
6 large eggs
3 cups Promised Land® Midnight Chocolate Milk
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon orange zest
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
3 cups vanilla ice cream
1.Preheat oven to 350°; spray 13 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spread bread, chocolate chips and almonds in prepared dish.
2.In large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, sugar, orange juice, orange zest and cardamom; pour over bread mixture and let stand 5 minutes.
3.Bake bread pudding 35 minutes or until top is golden brown and center is set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Makes about 10 cups.
4.Serve bread pudding topped with ice cream.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (heaping 3/4 cup, 1/4 cup ice cream):
505 Calories, 24g Fat (12g Saturated) 146mg Cholesterol,
388mg Sodium, 64g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 12g Protein