Thursday, 17 December 2015 13:46

Banana Bread Pudding

 

8 oz. semi sweet chocolate, chopped

2 Tablespoons unsalted butter

8 large eggs

3 ¼  cups heavy cream

¾ cup sugar

1 recipe banana bread

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

 

Butter and flour a 9 by 13 baking dish. 

 

Cut up banana bread into chunks and place on a baking sheet.  Toast in the oven until golden. Remove and allow to cool.

 

Melt chocolate and butter over a double boiler.  Allow to cool slightly. 

 

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, and sugar.  Slowly add chocolate mixture to temper the eggs.  Add banana bread to bowl and fold over until bread is fully coated in chocolate egg mixture. 

 

Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.  Slice up one of the extra bananas and tuck pieces into the pudding mixture for added banana flavor. Place pudding in oven.  Bake until pudding is mostly set, approximately 45 minutes. 

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

6 Tbsp. unsalted butter

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

1 cup mashed ripe bananas

1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

 

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 9-by-5-3-inch loaf pan.

 

Sift to combine flour, baking powder, and salt on parchment paper. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, with a mixer on medium speed. Add eggs one at a time, and vanilla, mixing to combine. Stir in mashed bananas and flour mixture by thirds. Fold in chocolate chips.  Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.

 

Bake until loaf starts to pull away from edges of the pan, approximately 55 minutes. Let bread cool in pan for 5 to 10 minutes, then turn it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

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