Saturday, 20 June 2015

Choco Bread Pudding


A special meal is incomplete without a dessert! More often than not, one is ill equipped to prepare a dessert quickly, especially when unexpected guests arrive. Here’s a simple dessert that can be made easily with ingredients readily available at home. Your family will surely enjoy this delicious dessert. Try this pudding when you have bread slices leftover from the day's breakfast!

Ingredients: (serves 2)
Bread – 2 slices
Cooking butter – 1 teaspoon
Milk – ¾ teacups or 150ml measure
Custard powder – 1 tablespoon
Sugar – 1 tablespoon
Cashew nuts – 4 no
Chocolate sauce – for decoration

Method: Mix custard powder in milk thoroughly without lumps. Add in sugar. Heat the mixture on low flame stirring continuously till it thickens. Remove from fire and allow it to cool.

Cut off the crust from the bread slices. Smear butter on both sides of the bread slices and place them  at the bottom of a microwave safe tray. Pour the custard mixture on top of the bread slices, covering them fully. Allow it to stand for 15 minutes.

Buttered bread slices
Later bake the pudding in the microwave oven using convection mode at 150oC for 4 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow the pudding to cool to room temperature.

Bread slices covered with custard
Top the pudding with chocolate sauce and grated cashew nuts as shown in the picture below. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve chilled.

Choco Bread Pudding
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