Banana Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding

Author: Canadian Living

Chocolate and bananas liven up a classic bread pudding. Day-old bread is best for a not-too-spongy texture.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2009

Ingredients

  • 8 slices French bread (3/4 inch/2 cm thick)
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter softened
  • 2 cups 2% reduced fat milk
  • 2 cups homogenized milk
  • 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup 10% cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 banana chopped
  • 3 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped

Method

Trim crust from bread; spread both sides of each slice with butter. Cut into pieces; arrange in greased 8-inch (2 L) square glass baking dish.

In large bowl, whisk together milk, sugar, cream and eggs; stir in banana. Pour over bread; let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with chocolate.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until knife inserted in centre comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool on rack for 20 minutes before serving.

Nutritional facts Per each of 6 servings: about

  • Sodium 380 mg
  • Protein 12 g
  • Calories 455.0
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Potassium 301 mg
  • Cholesterol 121 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 62 g

%RDI

  • Iron 15.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 22.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 16.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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