Milk Chocolate and Mixed Nut Bread Pudding
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3 cups cubed day old bread, crusts removed
- 4 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup chopped lightly salted cashews and peanuts
- 1 milk chocolate bar chopped, reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Melt the butter in non-stick saute pan. Add the cubed bread, allowing bread to toast and soak in butter. When the bread is golden brown, remove from the pan and set aside. In a deep bowl, add eggs, vanilla, sugar, and cream and mix well. Add the toasted bread, nuts, and chocolate and combine well. Let the bread stand in the mixture for 1 hour or until bread has soaked all the mixture.
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