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Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

Serving Size: 10
I didn't start off as a big fan of bread puddings, but one time I found myself with a large surplus of croissants and decided to get fancy with them. This dark chocolate croissant bread pudding became special to me the minute I tasted it.

Recipe by: Jenn Tidwell

Cook Times

Active Prep5
Hands-Off Cook40
Passive15
Total Time1 hour
Recipe Serving Size10

Cooking Tools Required

Cutting board, Grater, Measuring cups and spoons, Mixing bowls, Mixing spoon, Oven, Pyrex baking dish, Sharp Knives, Spatula, Whisk

Ingredients

  • 4 egg lightly beaten
  • 13 ounce milk
  • 4 ounce sugar
  • 4 ounce orange juiced
  • 1 orange zested
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 4 ounce dark chocolate chips
  • 4 croissants cut in 1-inch pieces

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, whisk the first 8 ingredients until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Gently stir in croissants; let stand until bread is softened, about 15 minutes.
  • Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake until puffed, golden, and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean, 40-45 minutes. Serve warm.
Reheating Instructions
Reheat to desired temperature using the oven or microwave.

Nutrition

Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 347IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1mg