Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Maple-Rum Sauce
Here’s a tasty bread pudding that will wow your guests or family.
nonstick cooking spray
heavy or whipping cream
challah (egg bread)
semi-sweet chocolate morsels
Maple Rum Sauce (see directions)
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.