Have mugs of coffee and glasses of milk ready to accompany this dessert recipe. The Semisweet-Chocolate Bread Pudding boasts rich chocolate flavor. If your children have yet to taste bread pudding, this is a good one to make their introduction.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

20 mins
30 mins
2 hrs 30 mins Low


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  • Lightly coat the inside of a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

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  • In a medium saucepan bring milk to simmering; remove from heat. Add chocolate pieces and presweetened cocoa powder (do not stir); let stand 5 minutes. Whisk until chocolate is melted and smooth. Cool slightly (about 10 minutes). In a large bowl whisk together the eggs and chocolate mixture. Gently stir in bread cubes. Pour mixture into prepared cooker.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting about 2-1/2 hours or until puffed and a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove liner from cooker, if possible, or turn off cooker. Let stand, uncovered, for 30 to 45 minutes to cool slightly before serving (pudding will fall during cooling).

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  • To serve, spoon warm pudding into dessert dishes. If desired, top each serving with a dollop of whipped cream. Makes 8 servings.


To make dry bread cubes, spread fresh bread cubes in a single layer in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 300° degree F oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until dry, stirring twice; cool.

Nutrition Facts

360 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 6g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 95mg; sodium 214mg; potassium 453mg; carbohydrates 62g; fiber 4g; sugar 32g; protein 9g; vitamin a 389IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 16mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 151mg; iron 3mg.