Dark Chocolate and Dried Cherry Croissant Bread Pudding

(from Lucianolinda’s recipe box)

Source: Cocoa Belle Chocolates- Carmen Portillo, CEO

Serves 12 people

Categories: Pudding- Flan- Mousse


  • 4 large butter croissants, stale is fine (see note)
  • 2 cups milk or half-and-half or a combination (don't use skim)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips
  • Fresh whipped cream (optional)


  1. Tear croissants into pieces and soak in milk for 30 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile heat oven to 325 degrees. Butter an 8-inch square baking dish.

  3. Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla until well combine

  4. Stir cherries and chocolate chips into bread/milk mixture. Add egg mixture an combine thoroughly.

  5. Bake 1 hour at 325 degrees.

  6. Serve warm with freshly whipped cream if desired.

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