Chocolate banana bread pudding
1 Loaf(16 ounces) firm white bread
3 firm but ripe bananas
4 large eggs
2 cups half and half or light cream
3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Cut bread into 1-inch pieces. Slice bananas into 1/2-inch-thick chunks.
In large bowl, with wire wisk, beat eggs, half-and-half, and sugar untill blended. Gently stir in bread, bananas, and chocolate chips to combine.
Cover and refrigerate bread mixture at least 1 hour, occasionally pressing down bread to absorb cream mixture.
Preheat oven to 350.
Grease 9-inch round springform or cake pan(at least 2 inches deep).
Spoon mixture into pan.(Pan will be very ful.)
Bake bread pudding,covered,35 minutes.
Uncover and bake 45 to 50 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center of pudding comes out clean.
Cool pudding slightly on wire rack to serve warm.
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A twist on bread pudding.I clipped this recipe from a good housekeeping magazine.