Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Its a good time for some chocolate

Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding
Cooking Light Magazine
11 WW points for the entire pan

Preheat oven to 350°.

Arrange 1 3/4 cups (1/2-inch) cubed Hawaiian sweet bread (Buy it in the Deli section of grocery store)in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until toasted.

Remove bread from oven;

Combine 2/3 cup 1% skim milk with 2 tablespoons Splenda/sugar blend (I use a little less) and 1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa; 1 tablespoon Kahlúa (coffee-flavored liqueur or substitute very strong coffee) and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and ½ cup Egg Beater in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

Add bread, tossing gently to coat. Do not over mix. It will turn to mush fast.

Cover and chill 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.

Pre-Heat oven to 325.

Put bread mixture in pan coated with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with 1 ounce semisweet chocolate (or just use a bag of large chocolate chunks), coarsely chopped.

Place in a larger baking pan; add hot water to pan to a depth of 1 inch.

Bake at 325° for 35 minutes or until set.

I think it is even better when cooled.


E. Tyler Rowan said...

Now we're talking! I love me a yummy snack for low points.

Now, a couple questions...
- this cubed Hawiian sweet bread - is it an American thing, or do you think I could find it here?
- sugar/splenda blend - is it half and half?
- and the water - it goes in the larger pan, right? Not directly on your bread/chocolate mixture?

Thanks for the recipe. :)

B. said...

Hawaiian bread can be found in Deli... its a sweet bread. Often used to hallow out and put dip in the middle. You may want to ask at the store.... but if they dont have it- try french bread and add a little extra sugar.

The sugar/splenda blend is in the sugar aisle and it is a blend of both. It is not exactly 50/50 because Spelnda is sweeter than sugar. You can make your own by playing with the portions. Try adding a little Splenda to replace sugar until you find what you like.

Yes, the water goes in the larger pan not on top of the bread pudding. Its like a warm water bath for the pan of bread pudding.

Have you ever heard of bread pussing in Canada? It is VERY popular here and has endless ways to make it.

Melanie said...

This looks good - Chocolate, bread, much better can it get? Oh, I know a cup of caribou coffee with it!
Thanks for the info on the doormat...checking QVC now.

Amy said...

Sooooo yummy. I will have to definitely try this this. Thanks for the recipe! Amy

LillyB said...

This sounds great! I actually ate one of those box pudding cakes you put in the microwave...I was craving something sweet. It was okay but can't touch the real thing!!
thank you for sharing!