This Chocolate Bread Pudding Could Get You In Trouble


6 cups half and half

4 cups  dark or semi sweet chocolate chips

4 large eggs

1 1/2 cups light brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons  Pure Vanilla Extract

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 cup Jack Daniels Whiskey

2 loaves of Brioche Bread or any favorite sliced bread, cubed,  about 16 cups

2 cups Sweetened Whipped Cream

Pinch of cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 13 by 9 1/2  baking pan. In a saucepan, bring the half and half  to a simmer.  Stir in 3 cups of the chocolate chips. Whisk until smooth and the chocolate is completely melted. Remove from the heat and cool. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and sugar until smooth. Add the salt, vanilla, Jack Daniels and chocolate cream mixture, whisk until smooth. Fold in the bread cubes.  Cover and refrigerate 2 to 24 hours. Remove and stir in the remaining 1 cup chocolate chips. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan. Bake until the pudding is set in the center, about 45 to 50 minutes.  Remove from the oven and cool slightly before serving. Serve with Sweetened Whipped Cream & cinnamon

Makes 8 servings

 Recipe courteous Felicia Willett 2016