• Frenchtoasty Bread Pudding w/Crystallized Ginger and Chocolate Sauce

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    Frenchtoasty Bread Pudding w/Crystallized Ginger and Chocolate Sauce
    Prep: 5 min Cook: 45 min Servings: 10
    by Smokinhotchef
    377 recipes
    A French classic and an old favorite join forces to maximize on taste sensation. A crisp exterior harnesses warm cinnamon, vanilla, and spicy ginger goodness for a sure to be recurring comfort food for many homes to come.


    • 3 1/2 c. low-fat milk
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 c. sugar
    • 1 tsp. cinnamon
    • 1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
    • pinch kosher salt
    • 26 store bought french toast sticks, cubed
    • 1 tbsp.crystallized ginger
    • 1/4 c. margarine
    • powdered sugar and store bought chocolate sauce for garnish


    1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together milk and eggs. Add vanilla, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Whisk until well blended. Set aside.
    2. Grease a 2 quart casserole dish with the margarine. Distribute french toast cubes evenly in dish and repeat with crystallized ginger.
    3. Pour egg mixture over french toast and cover loosely.
    4. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours to allow for absorption of liquid.
    5. Just before removing from refrigerator, preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
    6. Bake uncovered for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. If bread pudding browns too quickly, simply lay a piece of foil atop. Allow 10 minutes for pudding to rest before cutting or spooning. Sift powdered sugar and drizzled chocolate over individual servings if desired.

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      This recipe goes well served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a deluxe dessert.

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