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Captain Hershey's Rum Pudding

No recipe image available.Irresistible chocolate bread pudding spiked with rum and spices, served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and drizzled with chocolate syrup.

Recipe Ingredients:

10 large eggs
1 cup rum or spiced rum*
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1 quart heavy cream
1 loaf Italian or French bread, cubed (about 10 cups)
Vanilla ice cream
HERSHEY'S Chocolate Syrup

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat conventional oven to 350°F (175°C). Butter or oil 10 to 12 individual baking dishes.
  2. In large bowl with wire whisk, blend together eggs, rum, spices and vanilla.
  3. Place HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, sugar and HERSHEY'S Cocoa in heavy saucepan. Gradually blend in cream.
  4. Over low heat, stirring constantly, heat until HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet
    Chocolate Chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Gradually blend into egg mixture.
  5. Add bread, stirring to coat. Let stand until all bread is soaked (about 2 to 3 hours). Stir occasionally.
  6. Spoon mixture into prepared dishes.
  7. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until set.
  8. To Serve: Place a serving portion onto dessert plates with scoop of ice cream. Drizzle with HERSHEY'S Chocolate Syrup. Garnish as desired.

Makes 6 servings.

*1/2 cup water plus 1 tablespoon vanilla extract can be substituted for each cup of rum.

Tip: If pudding is cold, reheat in microwave at HIGH 30 seconds.

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