Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Maple-Rum Sauce

Here’s a tasty bread pudding that will wow your guests or family.

  • Servings: 6
  • Cook Time: 55 mins
  • Main Ingredient: Bread


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy or whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 8 oz. challah (egg bread)
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • Maple Rum Sauce (see directions)
  • 1/2 cup Vermont Maid® Original Syrup


Spray 8x8x2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, syrup, cream and extract until well blended. Place bread cubes in prepared dish; sprinkle with chocolate morsels. Pour custard evenly over bread. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours. Preheat oven to 350F. Bake pudding, uncovered, until puffed and golden brown, about 45 minutes. Cool slightly (pudding will fall). Serve warm with Maple-Rum Sauce. Makes 6 servings. Maple-Rum Sauce: In 2-qt saucepan over medium-high heat, heat 1 cup Vermont Maid Syrup, 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1/2 cup heavy or whipping cream and 1/4 cup spiced rum or dark rum to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 8 to 10 minutes until sauce is slightly thickened.