Mocha Bread Pudding
Mocha bread pudding—a comforting dessert for coffee lovers with a need for chocolate.
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
2 teaspoons instant coffee powder
3 1/2 cups French bread cubes
1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Powdered sugar, (optional)
Whipped cream or ice cream for accompaniment (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Coat 8-inch-square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
- Combine sugar, cocoa and instant coffee in small bowl. Place bread cubes in prepared baking dish. Combine sugar, cocoa and coffee granules in small bowl. Beat evaporated milk, eggs and vanilla extract in medium bowl until well blended; stir in sugar mixture. Pour over bread, pressing bread into milk mixture. Place dish in 13x9x2-inch baking dish; fill 13x9x2-inch dish with warm water to 1-inch depth.
- Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until set. Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.
Makes 6 servings.