WHITE CHOCOLATE BREAD PUDDING 3 c. whipping cream 10 oz. white chocolate 1 c. milk 1/2 c. sugar 2 eggs 8 egg yolks 1 loaf French bread, sliced into 1/4 inch pieces, dried in oven 2 tbsp. chocolate shavings
8 oz. melted white chocolate 3 oz. heavy cream
Heat whipping cream. Add white chocolate. When chocolate is melted, remove from heat. (NOTE: You may want to use double boiler to avoid scorching.) In a double boiler, heat milk, sugar, eggs and yolks until warm. Blend egg mixture into cream and chocolate mixture. Place bread slices in a baking pan. Pour 1/2 mixture over bread and let settle. (Let bread soak up mixture.) then top with rest of mixture. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour at 275 degrees. Remove foil and bake 15 minutes until top is golden brown. Serve hot or cold. Top with sauce and sprinkle with chocolate shavings.
SAUCE: Melt white chocolate in double boiler. Remove from heat and mix in heavy cream. Spoon over bread pudding. NOTE: May be kept at room temperature.