Chocolate California Fig Bread Pudding

andrew@bytejockeyz.comDesserts, Fiber Rich, Recipes

Chocolate California Fig Bread Pudding

Servings 6 servings


Spirited Sauce

  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tbsp butter 1
  • 1 egg large, beaten
  • 1/4 cup dark rum or brandy


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Combine bread cubes, figs and chocolate in baking dish. Heat milk and butter until butter is melted (do not boil). Combine eggs, sugar, vanilla, and salt; blend well. Add hot milk mixture to egg mixture, stirring constantly. Pour over bread and fig mixture. Let stand 5 minutes. Bake uncovered for 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. If desired, baked pudding can be made several days ahead.
  • Cover and refrigerate. Reheat in 325 degree oven for 15 minutes. Prepare Spirited Sauce. Serve warm over bread pudding.

Spirited Sauce:

  • In saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes.

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