Chocolate-cinnamon Bread Pudding
12 slices Cinnamon Swirl Bread,any variety, cut into cubes (about 6 cups)
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces
2 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Sweetened whipped cream (optional)
PLACE bread cubes in greased 2-qt. shallow baking dish.
Sprinkle chocolate pieces over bread cubes.
Mix milk, eggs, sugar and vanilla.
Pour over bread cubes.
BAKE at 350 for 40 min. or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
Serve warm with whipped cream.