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Monday, October 02, 2006 Chocolate Walnut Bread Pudding Recipe

Chocolate Walnut bread pudding
Submitted by Christi

6 cups cubed stale Italian bread
1 cup chopped toasted walnuts
4 cups milk
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 ounces semisweet chocolate
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla

White Chocolate Sauce:
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cornstarch, dissolved in 1 tablespoon cold water
3 ounces white chocolate
1/4 teaspoon vanilla

1. Heat oven to 350F. Grease shallow 2-quart baking dish with butter. Add bread, walnuts to dish.2. Combine 2 cups milk, butter, sugar, salt in saucepan. Bring to simmer; stir to melt butter. Remove from heat. Add chocolates; let stand 5 minutes. Whisk until smooth.3. Whisk eggs, vanilla and remaining milk in bowl. Whisk into chocolate mixture; pour over bread.4. Bake in 350F oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until set in center.5. Sauce: Bring cream, sugar and salt in saucepan to simmer. Stir in cornstarch; simmer, stirring, until thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in white chocolate and vanilla until smooth. Serve with warm or room-temperature pudding. Serves 12.

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