Black Forest Bread Pudding

A moist baked pudding puts a new spin on the classic Black Forest partners: chocolate and cherries.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Pudding

1 1/2
cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/3
cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/4
cups refrigerated or frozen fat-free egg product, thawed, or 5 eggs
3
(12-oz.) cans lite evaporated skimmed milk
2
(1-oz.) envelopes premelted unsweetened chocolate
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
teaspoon almond extract
12
cups (1 lb.) French bread cubes (1-inch)

Sauce

1
(21-oz.) can cherry pie filling
3
tablespoons cherry-flavored liqueur or 3/4 teaspoon brandy extract
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine brown sugar, cocoa, egg product, milk, chocolate, vanilla and almond extract. With wire whisk, blend until smooth. Fold in bread cubes. Let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Pour bread mixture into sprayed baking dish; cover loosely with foil. Set dish in larger pan (roasting pan works well); place in oven. Pour 1 inch boiling water into larger pan.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 40 minutes. Remove foil; bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 5 In small saucepan, heat pie filling over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until warm. Stir in liqueur. Serve sauce with warm bread pudding.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    3mg
    3%;
    Sodium
    390mg
    390%;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    5 Starch; 5 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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