Chocolate Bread Pudding made with Butterbread and Chocolate Sauce

Luscious Chocolate Bread Pudding

If you thought bread pudding couldn’t get any more luscious, you haven’t tried this version that features a creamy, rich chocolate sauce.

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  • 8 slices Nature's Own Butterbread

  • 3 cups whole milk

  • 2/3 cup sugar

  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate (60% cacao), coarsely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons softened butter

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • Whipped topping (optional)

  • Strawberries or raspberries for garnish


  • Combine milk, sugar, chocolate, 2 tablespoons butter and salt in medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring frequently, 12 to 15 minutes or until chocolate and butter are melted. Remove from heat; cool 15 minutes.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter 2-quart casserole with softened butter.

  • Cube bread and layer evenly in prepared casserole.

  • Beat eggs and vanilla in medium bowl. Stir into milk mixture.

  • Pour milk mixture over bread. Gently press bread cubes with fingertips until all are moistened.

  • Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until puffy and center is set.

  • Serve warm with whipped topping, if desired. Garnish with berries.