Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Fannie Farmer Chocolate Bread Pudding

2 cups stale bread crumbs 2/3 cup sugar
4 cups scalded milk 2 eggs
2 squares unsweetened chocolate 1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla

Soak bread in milk thirty minutes; melt chocolate in saucepan placed over hot water, add one-half sugar and enough milk taken from bread and milk to make of consistency to pour; add to mixture with remaining sugar, salt, vanilla, and eggs slightly beaten; turn into buttered pudding-dish and bake one hour in a moderate oven.

Serve with Cream Sauce:

3/4 cup thick cream 1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix cream and milk, beat until stiff, using egg-beater; add sugar and vanilla.

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